This is a quick version of the dhokla. It tastes great with aamras. loved and cherished by all especially all the Gujaratis out there, this one’s for you!
Extremely soft and mouth melting dhokla’s, enjoy anytime of the day and they taste wonderful always. this one is made using idli batter as a twist but it as yum, you have got to try it. this will surely become your go to dhokla recipe as it can be made in a jiffy.

Preparation Time
10 minutes

Soaking Time

Cooking Time
11 minutes

1 thali



For the batter

  • 1 cup idli batter
  • ¼ tsp asafoetida (hing)
  • ½ tsp ginger and green chilli paste
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp yoghurt
  • A pinch of black pepper

To be added later

  • 2 tsp Eno fruit salt

To sprinkle on the batter

  • Chilli powder


  1. Mix all the ingredients for the batter together.
  2. Add the eno fruit salt, mix thoroughly and let the batter froth.
  3. Grease a thali with oil.
  4. Pour the batter in the thali. Shake the thali till the batter is evenly distributed.
  5. Sprinkle some chilli powder on the batter.
  6. Steam in a steamer for 8 to 9 minutes till the dhoklas are evenly cooked.

To serve

  1. Cool the cooked dhoklas slightly and cut into pieces.
  2. Serve with green chutney or chilli oil.
By Rajeshwari Narayanan
Absolutely delicious and fast to cook, I always have idli batter with me so tried out this ,only thing I had to purchase was Eno salt. Fast n easy, thnx Renu. Please do give salad n soup recipes ( Indian pl, not those foreign ingredients which hard to spell;) hard to buy), my son Loves it n I always try to do, I know only few.
Jun 11, 2022

By Rishi
Made this last evening. Turned out to be absolutely delicious. Thanks for the recipe
Jun 08, 2021

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