Market-Style Juicy Sponge Khaman Dhokla Recipe

  • Jun 30, 2024
  • By Team Baclinc
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Market-style khaman dhokla recipe that is juicy, spongy and delicious in every bite! Try this recipe at home for your evening snack and enjoy!




  • 30 grams gram flour
  • ½ cup water
  • A pinch of Bhoj Masale turmeric powder
  • A pinch of salt
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoon peanut oil
  • 1 teaspoon citric acid
  • 1 ¼ teaspoon eno/sweet soda


  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 tablespoon mustard oil 
  • 4-5 curry leaves
  • 6-7 green chillies
  • 1 cup water
  • ¾ teaspoon citric acid
  • Salt to taste
  • Sugar to taste

For the chutney:

  • Coriander leaves
  • ½ tomato
  • 2-3 green chillies
  • Half a lemon 
  • 1 tablespoon jeera


    1. Prepare the dough: In a bowl, mix 30 grams gram flour, ½ cup water, a pinch of Bhoj Masale turmeric powder, a pinch of salt, 2 tablespoon sugar, 2 tablespoon peanut oil and 1 teaspoon citric acid and whisk it well. Add water accordingly as you whisk it, to make sure the consistency is not too tight. After whisking well add 1 ¼ teaspoon eno/sweet soda and mix it well.
  • Cook the dough: Pour the dough in a Idli cooker after greasing the pits and steam it until the dough is steamed well and gets fluffy.
      1. Make the seasoning: Heat one tablespoon of oil and add 1 tablespoon mustard oil, 4-5 curry leaves, 6-7 green chillies, 1 cup water, ¾ teaspoon citric acid, salt to taste, sugar to taste and mix this for 2 mins.
  • Season the dhokla: Pour the seasoned water on top of the dhokla and let it soak.
  • Prepare the chutney: Meanwhile, in a mixer add coriander leaves, ½ tomato, 2-3 green chillies, half a lemon and 1 tablespoon jeera and grind it to desired consistency.
    1. Plate the dhokla with the chutney and enjoy!


    • Adding citric acid will help in making the dough fluffier and spongier.