Khaman/Dhokla (In Microwave)


For batter:

  • 1½ cup gram flour (besan)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda or fruit salt
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp oil
  • Salt to taste

For tempering:

  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds
  • 1 green chili – chopped
  • 2 tbsp grated coconut (optional)
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • ½ cup water
  • ¾ tsp sugar
  • ½ tsp lemon juice


  1. In a bowl, mix all the ingredients for batter properly.
  2. Pour the batter in a greased microwave safe flat-surface container.
  3. Microwave it for 4 minutes on high power. Allow it to stand for 3 min. Then, cut the dhoklas into equal pieces.
  4. Separately, mix lemon juice and sugar in water and keep it till the sugar dissolves.
  5. Heat oil and add mustard seeds, green chili, sesame seeds. When it starts spluttering, add the sugared water.
  6. Pour the above mixture on the prepared dhoklas. Leave it aside for 5 min.
  7. Sprinkle coconut and coriander leaves on top.

4 thoughts on “Khaman/Dhokla (In Microwave)

  1. Ishani

    Yes, you can surely do it without microwave too… In that case, you can just steam it for 10 minutes, putting it in a greased plate…

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