Rava Dhokla
Rava Dhokla Recipe
Written by Jayashree
Published on September 15, 2020

Rava Dhokla is a healthy snack from Gujarati cuisine. It is ideal to serve for breakfast or as after school snack. It is soft, fluffy and gets ready in 30 minutes.

Rava Dhokla recipe is a no mess, straight forward recipe. You take the right ingredients and follow the procedure, you are done with best snack. Some people must be knowing my love for dhoklas, they are not only healthy but tasty. I love the fermented version, but these instant recipes are time saviour. They do not need elaborate preparations.

The recipe for rava dhokla makes use of fine semolina. Do use the same, the coarse variety does not give godd results. As it is made instantly, we need to use sour curd. But, make sure the curd is good. Some sour curd give bad odour, do not use it. It not only spoils the dish, it  may upset the tummy also. Another aspect is the baking soda. I prefer using baking soda, one can also substitute with eno fruit salt.

Once the seasoning is made, I prefer adding a little buttermilk (regular) to it. I mix and pour this mixture once the dhokla is cut into pieces.

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Let’s get to the recipe of Rava Dhokla:

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup fine semolina
  • 1 cup sour curd
  • 1 teaspoon green chilli ginger paste
  • 1 tablespoon fresh coriander
  • salt
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

For the seasoning:

  • 2 teaspoon oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon mustard seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon sesame
  • 1 green chilli
  • curry leaves

Method:

  1. Make paste of ginger and green chilli.
  2. In a wide bowl, add semolina. Put curds to it. Add ginger-chilli paste, finely cut coriander  and salt to it. Mix with some water. The consistency should be thick. Keep it aside for fifteen minutes.
  3. Put water in  the steamer, grease the tin.
  4. Add baking soda to it. Mix and pour into the container.
  5. Keep it in the steamer for 10 -12 minutes.
  6. Once it is done, insert a knife and check it. If the knife comes out clean, it is done.
  7. Make seasoning.
  8. Cut the dhokla into squares after sometime. Pour the seasoning and serve it.

Take a tip:

  • Fine semolina is used here.
  • Sour curd  should be preferably a day old that is kept outside.
  • Keep it aside for 15 minutes.
  • Eno may be used instead of baking soda.
  • A tablespoon of  buttermilk may be added into the seasoning before putting over the dhokla.

The  other dhokla recipes that I have shared earlier are Corn Dhokla, Tri-colour dhokla and Oats Dhokla

Rawa Dhokla

Rava dhokla is a tasty and healthy snack from Gujarati cuisine. It is ideal to serve as after school snack.
Course Breakfast, evening snacks
Cuisine Gujarati
Keyword corn dhokla, dhokla variety, healthy recipes, rava dhokla, steamed recipes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fine semolina
  • 1 cup sour curd
  • 1 teaspoon green chilli ginger paste
  • 1 tablespoon fresh coriander
  • salt
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • For the seasoning:
  • 2 teaspoon oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon mustard seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon sesame
  • 1 green chilli
  • curry leaves

Instructions

  1. Make paste of ginger and green chilli.
  2. In a wide bowl, add semolina. Put curds to it. Add ginger-chilli paste, finely cut coriander  and salt to it. Mix with some water. The consistency should be moderately thick. Keep it aside for fifteen minutes.

  3. Put water in  the steamer, grease the tin.
  4. Add baking soda to it. Mix and pour into the container.
  5. Keep it in the steamer for 10 -12 minutes.
  6. Once it is done, insert a knife and check it. If the knife comes out clean, it is done.
  7. Make seasoning.
  8. Cut the dhokla into squares after sometime. Pour the seasoning and serve it.

Recipe Notes

Fine semolina is used here.
Sour curd  should be preferably a day old that is kept outside.
Keep it aside for 15 minutes.
Eno may be used instead of baking soda.
A tablespoon of  buttermilk may be added into the seasoning before putting over the dhokla.

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21 Comments

  1. priya vj

    Love rava dhokla .it is soft fluffy at the same time light on the stomach too .can be prepared without much pre preps making it an ideal snack for sudden guests or evening hunger pangs

    Reply
  2. Archana

    Delicious Rava dhokla. I love it especially when it is juts out of the steamer and needs to cool. Great snack!

    Reply
    • Jayashree

      Thankyou Archana.

      Reply
  3. priyavaasu

    Rava dhokla looks very tempting jayashree! i love it with lots of crispy tempering!! A quick and easy dish to make!

    Reply
    • Jayashree

      Thankyou so much.

      Reply
  4. Malini

    Dhokla looks delicious. It comes very handy for breakfast or a quick snack. Adding Buttermilk is a good tip. Great recipe.

    Reply
  5. Hem lata srivastava

    I tried two three times to make rava dhokla but everytime i failed. have bookmarked your recipe and will surely try it.

    Reply
    • Jayashree

      Do try it, thankyou Hemaji

      Reply
  6. FoodTrails

    Rava dhokla is a delicious, filling and nutritious tea time snack and a crowd pleaser. Tempted to make for tomorrow’s snack time.

    Reply
    • Jayashree

      Thankyou Swati. I too love it.

      Reply
  7. mayurisjikoni

    Love rava dhokla as they can be made in an instant. I make them often to take care of sudden dhokla craving or when we need something different for breakfast.

    Reply
    • Jayashree

      Yes,thats the good thing about these instant dhoklas. When I don’t feel like doing anything much, this one is handy for me. Thankyou for the visit.

      Reply
  8. Linsy Patel

    you nailed it this dhokla, looks super spongy and perfect for a tea time.

    Reply
  9. preethi76

    Rava dhokla is such a healthy and fuss free snack. Great idea to satisfy sudden cravings for dhokla.

    Reply
    • Jayashree

      I agree to it Preethi. Thankyou.

      Reply
  10. Chef Mireille

    thanks for the tip because I was about to try it with the coarse semolina I have.

    Reply
    • Jayashree

      Thankyou for the visit Mireille.

      Reply

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