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Spice up Your Taste Buds with Homemade Tandoori Dhokla - A Gujarati Delight

Homemade Tandoori Dhokla is a Gujarati delight that can be served for breakfast or as a snack for evening tea.

Shivangi Rai
Homemade Tandoori Dhokla - A Gujarati Delight
Homemade Tandoori Dhokla - A Gujarati Delight

Dhokla is a Gujarati dish and is one of the popular snacks across the country. Dhokla is also easy to digest and tastes delicious. It can be served either for breakfast or as a snack with evening tea.

It is one of the most-loved foods by people of all ages. You all must have tried it at least once. But, have you ever given the Tandoori Dhokla a try? If not, it’s high time you cook it at home by following this simple recipe. It is an easy-to-make recipe and will not take much time to prepare.


  1. Curd – 2 cups

  2. Besan - 2 cups

  3. Sugar – 1 tsp

  4. Lemon juice - 2 tsp

  5. Baking soda - 1/4 tsp

  6. Chaat masala - 1 tsp

  7. Kashmiri red chili - 1 tsp

  8. Oil - as needed

  9. Salt - as per taste


Firstly, put 1 cup of curd in a large bowl. After that, using a spoon add besan, lemon juice, sugar, and salt to taste and mix all the ingredients thoroughly. Now, whisk the besan and curd together to make a thin batter. After that, add baking soda to the batter. Now, put the mixture in a bowl and keep it on the gas to heat on a low flame, and cook.

Depending on your choice, you can also cook it in a pan or cooker. Now, put the Dhokla on a low flame for 25 to 30 minutes. Then turn off the gas and take out the cooked Dhokla from the pot. After this, cut the Dhokla into pieces as per your choice.

Now, in another bowl add 1 cup of yogurt, chaat masala, Kashmiri red chilli, and salt to taste. Dip the Dhokla pieces into the mixture and let it marinate thoroughly. After that, heat some oil in a non-stick pan over medium heat.

When the oil gets hot, put the marinated dhokla pieces in it and fry them. When the colour of the dhoklas turns golden, take them out on a plate. Tasty Tandoori Dhokla is ready! Serve Hot!!

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