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Khaman Dhokla ( Non- Fried Snacks )


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Khaman dhokla, a famous snack sold in every street of gujarat, it is no longer restricted to that region -- it is readily available in every part of the country. People love these yummy dhoklas as a breakfast, snack or as a farsaan (savoury accompaniment) in the lunch or dinner menu. We made it in a jiffy using besan, but it can also be made by soaking and grinding chana dal. These versatile dhoklas can be steamed in a traditional dhokla steamer or in a microwave oven.

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  1. Combine all the ingredients together, except the fruit salt in a bowl and mix well adding water as required (approximately ¾ cup) to make a thick batter.
  2. Just before steaming, add the fruit salt and add 2 tsp of water over it.
  3. When the bubbles form, mix gently.
  4. Pour the batter immediately into a greased 125 mm. (5") diameter thali and shake the thali clockwise to spread the batter in an even layer.
  5. Steam for 12 to 15 minutes or till the dhoklas are cooked. Keep aside.
  6. Heat the oil in small pan and add the mustard seeds.
  7. When the seeds crackle, add the sesame seeds, green chillies and asafoetida, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for a second, while stirring continuously.
  8. Remove from the flame, add 2 tbsp of water and mix well. Pour the tempering over the dhoklas.
  9. Cool slightly and cut into equal pieces. Serve immediately garnished with coriander.

Variations:Soya khaman dhokla:

  1. To add health quotient to dhokla, modify the flour used, use ¾ cup of besan along with ¼ cup of soya flour and follow the same procedure as given for khaman dhokla
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Foodie #518850April 08, 2011

too good
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Reviewed April 08, 2011by Foodie #518850

too good

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Reviewed October 18, 2012by Foodie #556210

it turned out perfect. very easy and tastes great

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Reviewed January 02, 2012by Eat to live

One of my favourites! Khaman turns out light and fluffy each time i make it!

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Reviewed June 17, 2012by Foodie #570083

Very easy and tasted great....everyone loved it!!

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