Rajputana Dhokla
Dhokla is a popular Gujarati snack and can be cooked with different ingredient combinations. Rajputana Dhokla is one such twist to this popular snack. Chef Ranveer Brar shares a simple recipe that can be enjoyed during tea time. Head to Living Foodz for more such Indian recipes.
Chef Ranveer Brar Rajputana Dhokla Recipe

- Indian


- 4

Cooking Time

-25-30 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 15 Min


  • 1 cup maize flour
  • ½ cup yoghurt
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp asafoetida
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 to 4 papads, roasted
  • 1 cup green gram, soaked
  • water
  • Hot water
  • salt, to taste
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp mustard oil
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 3 to 4 dried red chillies
  • sesame seeds
  • sesame oil
  • red chillies, dried
  • Coriander sprigs


  1. 1

    In a bowl, mix together the maize flour, yoghurt, sesame seeds, asafoetida, lemon juice, crushed roasted papads and hot water.
  2. 2

    Knead a dough.
  3. 3

    Make small balls from the dough and flatten slightly.
  4. 4

    Make a cavity in the centre of the dhoklas.
  5. 5

    Steam the dhoklas for 20 min.
  6. 6

    Dhokla is ready.
  7. 7

    In a pan, mix soaked green gram and water.
  8. 8

    Boil for 10 min.
  9. 9

    Once moong dal boils, season with salt, turmeric powder, and red chilli powder.
  10. 10

    Let dal cook.
  11. 11

    For tempering, heat mustard oil and sesame oil.
  12. 12

    Add cumin seeds and dry red chillies.
  13. 13

    Add the tempering to the dal.
  14. 14

    Blend the dal.
  15. 15

    Serve dhokla with moong dal.
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Ranveer's fascination with food began on the streets of Lucknow. One of India's youngest executive chefs when he headed the kitchen at The Claridges, New Delhi, he has also spearheading Taj Group properties like Goa-based restaurants Morisco, Il Camino and Fishtail. This globe-trotting award-winning chef paints in his free time.

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