oats dhokla
Oats Dhokla / how to make instant oats dhokla
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Oats Dhokla is a healthy twist to the usual one. Powdered oats, semolina and yoghurt are used to make this snack. This is an instant version, needs no soaking or fermentation. It can be prepared within an hour.

Dhoklas are one of the favourite snacks at home, everyone relishes them.I had earlier posted Tri- Colour Dhokla

oats dhokla

oats dhokla

Let’s get to the recipe of Oats Dhokla, Instant Version

Ingredients:

For the batter:
  • 1 cup oats
  • 1 cup semolina
  • 1 inch grated ginger
  • 2 teaspoon coriander chopped
  • 1 cup curd
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • salt to taste
  • water for batter
For seasoning:
  • 2 teaspoon cooking oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame
  • 2 green chilly
  • a few curry leaves
Method:
  1. Grind the oats.
  2. Grate the ginger and keep it aside.
  3. In a bowl add the oats powder. Put semolina to it and mix it with yoghurt. Add little water if needed, the consistency should be idli batter.
  4. Keep it aside for half an hour.
  5. Grease a tin, add the baking powder to it, mix and pour it.
  6. Put water in a steamer, put it to boil. Keep the tin and steam it for 10-15 minutes. The best way to check if it is done properly, is to insert a knife, if it comes out clean, it is done.
  7. Keep it aside.
  8. Make the seasoning. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, as it crackles, put sesame. Throw in the green chilly and curry leaves. Put the tempering over the prepared dhokla and cut into pieces.

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Oats Dhokla

Oats dhokla is  a healthy twist to the regular one. This is tasty and an instant version, can be made within an hour.

Course evening snacks, healthy snacks, kids favourite
Cuisine Gujarati
Keyword dhokla, dhokla variety
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Resting time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Author Jayashree

Ingredients

  • 1 cup oats powder
  • 1 cup semolina
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 2 teaspoon chopped coriander
  • 1 cup curd
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • salt to taste
  • water ( if needed)

For the seasoning:

  • 2 teaspoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame
  • 2 green chilly
  • a few curry leaves

Instructions

  1. Grind the oats.

  2. Grate the ginger and keep it aside.

  3. Put the oats powder in a bowl. Add semolina, curd, salt and grated ginger to it. Mix it. If the consistency is thick, add some water. Keep it aside for half an hour.

  4. Grease a pan, put water in the steamer, lit the stove.

  5. Put baking soda to the batter, mix and pour it immediately to the greased bowl.

  6. Steam it for 10-12 minutes. The best way to check if it is done properly, is to insert a knife, if it comes out clean, it is done.Keep it aside. 

  7. Make the seasoning. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, as it crackles, put sesame. Throw in the green chilly and curry leaves. Put the tempering over the prepared dhokla and cut into pieces.

Recipe Notes

  • You can use eno instead of baking soda. If using eno, you need to add 1.5 teaspoon of it.
  • You may add a little chilly powder in the seasoning. 
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12 Comments
  1. Rajani

    Oats in a dhokla sounds good, it makes a great evening snack for kids and adults alike.

    Reply
  2. Vaishali Sabnani

    We are a family who loves dhoklas , and we make a lot of variation , but I have never tried one with oats . They look great , healthy too .

    Reply
  3. harini

    5 stars
    Wow! that is a nice way of incorporating oats into our diet. Good one.

    Reply
  4. gayathriraani

    This is such a nutritious way of making doklas. It looks fantastic.

    Reply
  5. Noelle

    I love the ginger in this recipe, really adds my favorite flavors! 🙂

    Reply
  6. Chris Collins

    I’ve never had Oats Dhokla before but after reading this I definitely think I’ll give them a go 🙂

    Reply
  7. Danielle@wenthere8this.com

    what an interesting recipe. I love the sound of the seasoning – sounds absolutely delicious!

    Reply
  8. kimscravings

    Love this idea! Can’t wait to give it a try!

    Reply
  9. namscorner18

    Oats dhokla looks so interesting.

    Reply

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