Instant Dhokla

Instant Dhokla


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About this recipe: Dhokla is originally an Indian recipe, but it also widely made in Bangladesh as well. It is a quick recipe, and is served with spicy chutneys.

Rukhsana_Akter Dhaka, Bangladesh


  • 2 cups of semolina
  • 2 tablespoons of besan or chickpea flour
  • 1 cup of Greek yoghurt, beaten well
  • Warm water-as needed
  • Salt as needed
  • 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric powder
  • 5-6 green chilies, pasted
  • One handful of coriander leaves, chopped
  • Soy bean oil-as needed
  • 1 teaspoon of Soda bi-carbonate


  1. Pour the semolina and besan in a bowl. Add the beaten yoghurt and 1/2 cup warm water a little at a time. Whisk well so that no lumps remain. The mixture should be of slightly thick consistency-add a bit of water if needed to bring this consistency.
  2. Add salt, turmeric powder, green chili paste, garlic paste and chopped coriander leaves to the mixture. Mix well.
  3. Keep a steamer ready on the flame.
  4. Grease the dhokla mould or a plate with a little bit of oil.
  5. In a separate small bowl, add the soda bi-carbonate and some water. Mix and add the semolina and besan liquid mixture with the spices to make a batter.
  6. Pour this patter on the greased mould and steam for 10-12 minutes.
  7. Repeat to make a few more dhoklas.
  8. Serve after cooling for just a bit with chutney or sauce.

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