Heart Dhokla

Heart Dhokla

My Little Tamu always keep asking for Dhokla . So we use to make idli dhokla. But Today on valentine's Day. We have done something for her.  Heart Shape Dhokla. For our little heart Tmayara (Tamu)..


  • 1 cup Besan (Gram flour)
  • 1.5 tablespoon Sooji (Semolina)
  • 3/4-1 cup water(batter consistency should be pouring)
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground green chilies (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon Eno (1 packet)
  • 1/2 teaspoon White Vinegar / 1/4 tsp Citric acid
  • 1 pinch of Baking Soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric
  • salt 1/4 tsp or to taste
  • FOR TEMPERING: 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 2 tablespoon Water
  • 3 small Green Chilies
  • 1 tablespoon coriander leaves
  • 1 tablespoon Oil


Pour approx. 2-3 cups water in steamer at bottom and heat it over medium flame. Make sure that steamer is at least 4-5 minutes heated before placing the plate (filled with batter) in it.

Grease plate using oil.

Mix together all the ingredients for the batter except Eno using enough water(3/4-1 cup) to make pouring consistancy batter.

Add eno in batter and stir in one direction.You will notice its size would increase to almost double.

Now, pour batter immediately into greased plate.

Place plate in steamer and steam for 10 minutes over high flame and 5-7 min on medium-low flame.

meanwhile make tempering/tadka.

Takeout plate from steamer and let them cool for few minutes. Cut fluffy dhokla into small squares using knife.

Pour tempering over cut pieces of steamed khaman.

Enjoy this delicious Dhokla.

No Need of Fermentation as it is Instant Dhokla


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