Dhokla or besan idli is one the very famous South Indian Dishes. Easy to make, good for health and tastes absolutely delightful. Try out this easy recipe.

Here is the video recipe for easy reference:
Below is the detailed recipe as well:

1 cup #gram #flour (besan)
1 Cup #Semolina (suji)
 1 cup #Curd
 2 tsp #Fruit Salt/ #eno powder
1 #lemon (nimbu)
 2 green #chilly (hari mirch)
 8-10 #Curry leaves (kadi patta)
 1 tsp #mustard seeds (raai)
 1/4 tsp salt (according to your taste)
½ Tsp of #Turmeric powder
1 – ½ cup #water
1 tbsp oil


  1. Mix gram flour, semolina and curd and turmeric powder. Keep aside for half hour. 
  2. Grease a container. 
  3. Heat water in a pressure cooker/ microwave and place sieve (provided with stand or steamer) on it. 
  4. Now add eno powder in to the batter. Add little water if batter looks very thick. It should be of medium consistency. 
  5. Immediately pour this mixture in the greased container. 
  6. Place it on sieve and cover the cooker.
  7. Remove the whistle of the cooker. 
  8. Let it cook at high flame for 10 minutes/ Microwave for 5-7 minutes. 
  9. Give stand by time of 10-15 minutes to let it cool.
  10. Then take out the idli dhoklas out of the container and cut into pieces once it is cooled. 
  11. For tempering - Heat oil in a pan and crackle mustard seeds. Then put curry leaves. 
  12. Finely chop green chilies. 
  13. Pour this on idli dhoklas. Add lemon juice as per your taste.
  14. Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves. Serve with some sauce.

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