Thursday, June 21, 2012

Sooji ka Dhokla / Rava Dhokla

Sooji/Rava/Semolina -1cup
Sour curd -1/2cup
Chilli powder-1/2teaspoon
Turmeric powder-1/8teaspoon
Grated carrot -2 tablespoons (optional)
Green chilli-3
Eno fruit salt -1teaspoon
Lemon juice -1 tablespoon
Mustard seed-1/2teaspoon
Water- 2tablespoons

For tempering
Oil -1tablespoon
Mustard seeds-1teaspoon
White sesame seeds-2 teaspoons
Few curry leaves

For Garnishing
Fresh coconut - 2tablespoons
Chopped cilantro leaves -2 tablespoons


Beat the curd, grate the carrots.

Combine the curd,sooji, grated carrots, chopped green chilly, lemon juice, turmeric powder, chilli powder, sugar, salt. Mix everything nicely , (add little water, if required) and keep it aside for an hour.

Heat a tablespoon of oil, add the mustard seeds,a pinch of Hing, let them crackle. Then add couple of tablespoons of water and switch off the stove. Pour it over the soaked rava.

Grease an ever silver plate, which will fit into your steamer. Heat enough water in the steamer. Once water start boiling and steam is coming, add Eno fruit salt with the dhokla batter, give a quick stir, pour it into the greased plate.

Sprinkle some chilli powder and steam the plate for 15 minutes on high heat. Switch off the flame and open the steamer after a few minutes, take the dhokla plate out. Let it cool for 5 -10 minutes. Loosen edges of the dhokla with a knife, revert the content onto a plate. Flip it over and let it cool. Cut into desired shape pieces. Sprinkle the grated coconut, chopped cilantro.

Meanwhile, heat 2 tablespoons of oil, throw in the mustard and sesame seeds. Let them crackle, then add few curry leaves and slit green chiliies, pour it over the dhokla.

I prepared it for our friends on that day. Dhokla's tasted great with tomato chutney! :)

Soft n Spongy Rava dhokla is ready to serve..
Recipe source : Maayeka


  1. Hi Mahi,

    Dhokla looks YummY and delicious!!!

    One request Mahi , in my blog , you have to click cabbage curry URL. It'll go to Lavanya's recipe 's guest post. There you have to drop your comment for my guest post Mahi . Thank you , Keep on...

  2. I love dhokla with chutneys...My fav evening snack

  3. mahi your dokhla turned out so good..i went thru maayekas's as well..both looks good..seeing my mouth is watering..thanks for sharing..

  4. ம்... ;_ I love Dhokla. will try soon Mahi.

  5. nice presentation.. i love dhokla..

  6. yummy n perfectly done dhokla....

  7. this is my snack or breakfast recipe. lovely addition of carrot i will try next time with carrots

  8. Guilt free food,looks delicious and super soft.Perfectly made.

  9. Dhokla looks so all time hit..

  10. semolina dhokla looks inviting and delicious Mahi!!

  11. I still remember the previous dhokla recipe and pictures you posted. The dhokla looks very soft, spongy and inviting! It's been on my to-do list for very long. I hope to muster enough courage to make it one day.

  12. Such a fabulous and super tempting dhokla.

  13. Oh my goodness. This looks absolutely delicious! I just ate breakfast, but you are making me hungry again!

  14. Dhokla looks delicious... thanks for sharing such a wonderful recipe..

  15. Yummy dhokla looks so tempting.

  16. Delicious dhoklas. Yummy.

    Hamsamalini Chandeasekaran,

  17. This looks so tempting, absolutely delicious!

  18. Nice preparation. never tried this... but I think time to make at home.


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