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Gheria Recipe

Gheria is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Steam Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 10
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 4 cups - Whole Wheat flour
  • 2 cups - Plain flour (maida)
  • 1 tbsp - Papad khar or 1.5 tsp Soda bicarb
  • 2 tsp - Salt
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp - Asafoetida
  • How to Make Gheria:

    1. Dissolve khar and salt in 1.5 litres water. Bring to a boil.
    2. Meanwhile, take all the other ingredients in a large deep vessel.
    3. Make a hollow in the centre and pour the boiling water into it.
    4. Using a wooden spatula, mix water and flours slowly.
    5. Scrape off any dough that is stuck.
    6. Place a large steamer or deep vessel with water inside.
    7. Bring to a boil, place perforated tray or bowl over boiling water.
    8. Make sure there is enough space between water and bowl.
    9. Place dumplings of dough in the steamer.
    10. Cover, place a weight over the lid to keep the steam from escaping.
    11. Cook on high for 20 minutes and on low for 15 minutes.
    12. Serve piping hot.
    13. Drizzle a bit of olive, mustard oil or ghee.
    14. If desired, serve with chilled curd.


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