Fermented Khaman Dhokla

Gluten free and vegetarian fermented khaman dhokla.

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Khaman dhokla is an Indian steamed bread made from a fermented batter. It is traditionally eaten for breakfast, but it is also nice served along side of a spicy curry.




Remaining Ingredients



  1. Mix the chickpea flour, yogurt and water in a glass container and allow to ferment for 8-12 hours.
  2. When ready to make the dhokla, mix in the baking soda and oil.
  3. Pour the batter into a 6″ cake pan, cover and steam for 10-15 min (until a knife comes out clean). See section above for an easy homemade steamer.
  4. Heat the oil and fry the spices and coconut until they are fragrant and just starting to brown.
  5. Pour the toasted spices over the freshly steamed dhokla. Top with cilantro and serve warm.


Keywords: gluten free, egg-free, sugar free, flour free, grain free, bread, cake, savoury, chickpea, rice, lentil, breakfast, dinner