SERVES: 4 people        TIME: 20 Minutes


  1. 1 1/2 cups besan (gram flour)
  2. 1 1/2 tbsp semolina (rava)
  3. 4 tsp sugar
  4. 1 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
  5. 1 tsp lemon juice
  6. Salt to taste
  7. 1 tsp Eno
  8. 3 tsp oil
  9. 1 tsp mustard seeds
  10. 1 tsp sesame seeds
  11. A pinch of asafoetida
  12. 2 to 3 curry leaves
  13. 1 tsp chopped green chillies

For Garnishing
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander and green chilli’s.

For Serving chutney
Green chutney


  1. Combine the besan, semolina, sugar, ginger-green chilli paste, lemon juice and salt with approx. ¾ cup of water in a deep bowl and mix well using a whisk to get a smooth batter.
  2. Just before steaming, add Eno and mix lightly.
  3. Pour the mixture immediately in thali and spread evenly by rotating the thali clockwise.
  4. Steam in a steamer for 10 to 12 minutes or till the dhoklas are cooked and keep it aside.

For Tempering:

  1. Heat the oil in a small non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the sesame seeds, asafoetida, curry leaves and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds
  3. Remove from the flame, add ½ cup of water and wait for 5 minutes or till the water is absorbed completely.
  4. Pour the tempering over the prepared dhoklas and spread it evenly.
  5. Cut into pieces, garnish with coriander and serve immediately with green chutney.


  1. You can have hot yellow dhokla with tomato sauce incase if you don’t have green chutney


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