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  • Preeti Shridhar

Suji ka Dhokla

Soft and spongy instant dhokla. A quick and healthy breakfast . This recipe really comes handy when you forget to plan your breakfast the previous night.

Recipe inspired from Neela Awasthi Kumar


Suji 1 1/4 cup

Yogurt 1/2 cup

Water 1/2 cup +2 tbsp

Green chili 1

Ginger 2 tsp grated

Fresh Malai 1 tbsp

Salt to taste

Sugar 1 1/2tsp

Lemon juce 1 tsp

Eno 1 tsp

Chopped coriander 1 tbsp

Grated coconut 1 tbsp


Oil 1 tbsp

Asaefotida a pinch

Mustard Seeds 1 tsp

Curry leaves 1 sprig

Sesame Seeds 1 tbsp

Green chili 2 slit till mid length.


  1. Grind malai, ginger and green chili with some yogurt in a mixer grinder.

  2. Mix this paste with remaining yogurt, suji, salt and sugar.

  3. Add water to make a thick paste.

  4. Leave it covered for half an hour.

  5. Heat water in the vessel in which you want to steam.

  6. Grease a plate with 2" height.

  7. Mix the batter to check the consistency.

  8. If it's too thick, add some more water.

  9. Now add eno and mix quickly.

  10. Pour into the greased plate.

  11. Steam for twenty minutes .

  12. Check with  a knife. It should come out clean, if not then steam for a couple of more minutes.

  13. Remove the plate from the steamer.

  14. Let it rest for a few minutes.

  15. Now make incisions to get square pieces.

  16. Tempering

  17. Heat oil in a pan.

  18. Add asaefotida and mustard seeds.

  19. Once the seeds crackle, add sesame seeds, Curry leaves and slit green chillies.

  20. Pour the tempering over the dhokla.

  21. Garnish with chopped coriander and grated coconut.

  22. Serve with green chutney.


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