Instant Yellow Dhoklas

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 250 gms - gram flour
  • 1 & 1/4 tsp - citric acid granules
  • 1 tsp - cooking soda
  • 1 tsp - sugar
  • 5 to 6 tbsp - oil
  • 2 tsp - green chilli & ginger paste
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp - oil (for greasing the thalis)
  • Salt to taste
  • To Garnish:
  • 3 to 4 tbsp - grated coconut
  • finely chopped coriander leaves
  • For Tempering:
  • 1.5 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 2 tbsp - oil

How to Make Instant Yellow Dhoklas

  • Pour 11/2 glasses of water into a large vessel, place a medium sized bowl filled with water in the centre.
  • Heat the water in the vessel.
  • In the meanwhile, in a large bowl mix the gram flour, citric acid granules, sugar, salt, turmeric powder, green chilli, ginger paste and enough water to make a slightly thick batter.
  • Mix well.
  • Grease the thalis (of the dhokla stand) with oil.
  • Add cooking soda to the batter, mix well and evenly pour into greased thalis.
  • When the water starts boiling, place the dhokla stand on the bowl, in the vessel.
  • Steam the dhoklas on a high flame for 10 minutes.
  • Cover the vessel with a tight fitting lid.
  • After 10 minutes insert a knife to check if the dhoklas are done, if the knife comes out clean the dhoklas are ready.
  • Switch off the gas.
  • Remove the dhokla stand from the vessel and cool completely.
  • Cut into diagonal pieces.
  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a small kadai.
  • Add mustard seeds, when they splutter pour this tempering on the dhoklas.
  • Garnish with grated coconut and coriander leaves.
  • Serve with green peanut chutney.