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khaman dhokla in a mug

Mug Khaman Dhokla

Course Snack
Cuisine Indian
Keyword dhokla, snack
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Servings 2
Author Priya Shiva


  • 1 cup Besan/chickpeas flour
  • 1/2 tsp ginger grated
  • 1 tsp Green chillies finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp hing/asafoetida powder
  • 4 tsp Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Curd
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1+1/2 tsp Fruit Salt
  • 4 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Sprig curry leaves
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves (chopped)


  1. Combine the besan, asafoetida, green chillies, 2 tsp sugar, ginger, curds, 2 tbsp oil, salt and ½ cup of water in a deep bowl. Whisk it well to make a flowing batter.

  2. Add the fruit salt now and 1 tbsp of water and mix gently.

  3. Pour the batter in 2 mugs. Fill the 3/4th mug.

  4. Place the 2 mugs at the same time in the microwave and microwave on high for 3 ½ minutes. Do not open the microwave even if you feel it can overflow and use the batter immediately after adding fruit salt.

  5. Heat a frying pan and add 2 tbsp of oil in a small non-stick pan, add the mustard seeds and Let it crackle. Now add curry leaves and saute.

  6. Add chilli powder, 2 tsp of sugar and ¼ cup of water and mix it well.

  7. Add this tempering in the cooked dhokla in equal ratio.

  8. Garnish with coriander leaves.