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Instant besan dhokla is prepared with gram flour and yogurt batter using Eno fruit salt.

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
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Author Bhawana


For batter

  • 1 Cup besan/gram flour
  • 2 Tblsp sooji/semolina/rava
  • ½ Cup curd/ yogurt
  • 2 Tsp ginger and chili paste
  • 1 Tsp sugar
  • Salt as per taste
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • ¾ 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


  • 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.
  • Preheat the steamer by adding water and grease the dhokla plates.
  • 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.
  • Immediately pour this batter into greased plates and steam it for 10-12 mins over medium heat.
  • After 10-12 mins insert a knife or toothpick, check it should come out clean. if not than steam it for another 5 min.
  • Switch off the flame, and allow them to cool down before cutting them with a knife.Prepare for tempering.
  • Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan add mustard seeds, slit green chili, curry leaves, and sesame seeds.
  • Once seeds start spluttering add jaggery powder and tamarind paste.
  • Add water and cook in simmer.
  • Pour this syrup over the steamed dhokla plate, let it rest for 15 min. Instant besan dhokla will absorb this syrup.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander and serve immediately with green coriander chutney.


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


Serving: 0g | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg