Recipe by: Nitika Jambusaria

Source: Family Recipe

Serves: 6



  • 1 cup besan or chickpea flour
  • 1 cup sooji or semolina
  • 2 cups of buttermilk
  • Salt
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp ginger chili paste
  • 1 sachet Eno fruit salt


  • 1 tsp oil
  • ¼ tsp whole mustard seeds
  • 5-6 curry leaves
  • 2 green chilies sliced long
  • 1 tsp white sesame seeds
  • Salt
  • Sugar
  • Lemon


  • Coriander leaves
  • Fresh grated Coconut


  • Mix all the ingredients in batter except for Eno and keep it aside for 20- 25 mins. Mix Eno and put it in greased plate and steam for 15-20 mins.
  • Take 1 cup water and put some salt, sugar and ginger chili paste.
  • Take oil in a pan and put mustard seeds, curry leaves, sesame seeds, curry leaves and green chillies.
  • Put the spiced water into the pan and let it boil. Close gas and put lemon to the mixture.
  • Cut the hot dhoklas in desired shape and put the tempering.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and grated coconut.

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