Besan(Khaman) Dhokla


Besan(Khaman) Dhokla

  • Author: Meenu Agarwal
  • Prep Time: 5min
  • Cook Time: 15min
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Diabetic
  • Method: Steaming
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Diet: Vegan


This homemade Besan Khaman dhokla recipe is not only easy to make, but is also extremely fulling, tasty, soft and a delightfully warm cake that can be consumed for breakfast, as a tea time snack or even as an appetizer.


Besan (Bengal gram Flour)- 1 Cup

Semolina- 1 Cup

Sugar – 2 tsp

Ginger-green chilli paste- 1 tsp

Lemon Juice- 1 tsp

Mustard Seeds-  1 tsp

Oil- 3 tsp

Fruit Salt- 1 tsp

Salt- To taste


  • Combine Besan, semolina, ginger-green chilli paste, lemon juice and salt
  • Add 3/4 cup of water in a deep bowl and mix well using a whisk to get a smooth batter.
  • Just Before steaming , add fruit salt and mix lightly.
  • Pour the mixture immediately to greased 7” diameter plate(tray) and spread evenly by rotating the plate clockwise.
  • Steam in a steamer for 10-12 min or till the dhoklas are cooked . Keep aside.
  • Heat the oil in a non stick pan, add mustard leaves.
  • When seeds crackle, add sugar and 3/4 cup of water and mix well.
  • Pour the tempering over the prepared dhokla and spread it evenly. Wait for 5 minutes and let the water absorbed.
  • Cut into pieces, garnish with coriander.


  • Serving Size: 3
  • Calories: 78 Kcal
  • Fat: 2g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.9g
  • Fiber: 2.3g
  • Protein: 3.2g

Keywords: Vegan, Diabetic friendly, Snack

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