Instant besan dhokla is prepared with gram flour and yogurt batter using Eno fruit salt. Steamed for few minutes and soft and spongy Instant besan dhokla is ready to serve with green coriander chutney.Instant besan dhokla is prepared with gram flour and yogurt batter using Eno fruit salt.

Especially in winters when fermentation seems like taking a lot of time or impossible than instant besan dhokla recipe works well. While using eno fruits salt certain points should be taken careInstant besan dhokla is prepared with gram flour and yogurt batter using Eno fruit salt.

 

  • Use new packet always. As a result of using already opened a pack, dhoklas does not become spongy.
  • Add Eno as soon as you are ready to pour in the steam cooker.
  • Do not allow the batter to sit for few minutes after adding eno. It does not work really.
  • You can substitute it with baking soda. Same quantity works well.
  • Whisking for 1 or 2 minutes results into the batter which is lump free. This helps to make dhokla fluffy and spongy.
  • After adding Eno fruit salt stir only in one direction.Instant besan dhokla is prepared with gram flour and yogurt batter using Eno fruit salt.

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Let see how I prepared this instant besan dhokla with eno fruit salt. This dhokla really came out very soft and spongy soaked in jaggery syrup tasted great.Instant besan dhokla is prepared with gram flour and yogurt batter using Eno fruit salt.

 

                        Instant Besan Dhokla

Ingredients                                                                              Serve 4-6

For batter
1 Cup besan/gram flour
2 Tblsp sooji/semolina/rava
1/2 Cup curd/ yogurt
2 Tsp ginger and chili paste
1 Tsp sugar
Salt as per taste
A pinch of asafoetida
3/4 Cup water

For tempering
2 Tblsp cooking oil
1 Sprig curry leaves
1 Tblsp tamarind
4-5 Green chilies slit
1 Tsp sesame seeds
2 Tblsp jaggery
1 Tsp mustard seeds
1 Cup water

Method

  1. Start preparing for Instant besan dhokla recipe. First of all, take a large mixing bowl and combine all ingredients listed under batter. Make a smooth batter.Instant besan dhokla is prepared with gram flour and yogurt batter using Eno fruit salt.
  2. Meanwhile, preheat the steamer by adding water and greasing the dhokla plates.
  3. Once the steamer is ready, mix the Eno fruit salt and stir in one direction. Due to adding eno batter will increase in volume, almost double.
  4. Immediately pour this batter into greased plates and steam it for 10-12 mins over medium heat.Instant besan dhokla is prepared with gram flour and yogurt batter using Eno fruit salt.
  5. After 10-12 mins insert a knife or toothpick, check it should come out clean. if not than steam it for another 5 min.
  6. Switch off the flame, and allow dhokla to cool down before cutting them with a knife. Meanwhile, prepare for tempering.
  7. Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan add mustard seeds, slit green chili, curry leaves, and sesame seeds.
  8. Once seeds start spluttering add jaggery powder and tamarind paste.
  9. To this add water and cook in simmer.Instant besan dhokla is prepared with gram flour and yogurt batter using Eno fruit salt.
  10. Pour this syrup over the steamed dhokla plate, let it rest for 15 min. Instant besan dhokla will absorb this syrup.Instant besan dhokla is prepared with gram flour and yogurt batter using Eno fruit salt.
  11. Finally, garnish with chopped coriander and serve immediately with green coriander chutney.Instant besan dhokla is prepared with gram flour and yogurt batter using Eno fruit salt.

Note

  1. You can use sugar instead of jaggery.
  2. If you do not like syrup than avoid adding water and jaggery in tempering.

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Soft And Spongy Instant Besan Dhokla Recipe

Instant besan dhokla is prepared with gram flour and yogurt batter using Eno fruit salt. Steamed for few minutes and soft and spongy besan dhokla is ready to serve with green coriander chutney.

Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine Indian
Keyword besan dhokla, dhokla, gujrati food, instant besan dhokla
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Author code2cook

Ingredients

For batter

  • 1 Cup besan/gram flour
  • 2 Tblsp sooji/semolina/rava
  • 1/2 Cup curd/ yogurt
  • 2 Tsp ginger and chili paste
  • 1 Tsp sugar
  • Salt as per taste
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • 3/4 Cup water

For tempering

  • 2 Tblsp cooking oil
  • 1 Sprig curry leaves
  • 1 Tblsp tamarind
  • 4-5 Green chilies slit
  • 1 Tsp sesame seeds
  • 2 Tblsp jaggery
  • 1 Tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 Cup water

Instructions

  1. Start preparing for Instant besan dhokla recipe. First of all, take a large bowl and combine all ingredients listed under batter. Make a smooth batter.

  2. Preheat the steamer by adding water and grease the dhokla plates.

  3. Once steamer is ready, mix the Eno fruit salt and stir in one direction. Due to adding eno batter will increase in volume, almost double.

  4. Immediately pour this batter into greased plates and steam it for 10-12 mins over medium heat.

  5. After 10-12 mins insert a knife or toothpick, check it should come out clean. if not than steam it for another 5 min.

  6. Switch off the flame, and allow them to cool down before cutting them with a knife.Prepare for tempering.

  7. Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan add mustard seeds, slit green chili, curry leaves, and sesame seeds.

  8. Once seeds start spluttering add jaggery powder and tamarind paste.

  9. Add water and cook in simmer.

  10. Pour this syrup over the steamed dhokla plate, let it rest for 15 min. Instant besan dhokla will absorb this syrup.

  11. Garnish with chopped coriander and serve immediately with green coriander chutney.

Recipe Notes

  1. You can use sugar instead of jaggery.
  2. If you do not like syrup than avoid adding water and jaggery in tempering.

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