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oats dhokla

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


  • 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


  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.