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Instant Rava/Sooji Dhokla

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
    • cooling the dhokla's for 5 min after it is cooked.
  • Easy
  • Serves 4
Dhokla is popular snacks of Gujarat (India). It is made with a fermented batter. It is healthy breakfast/snack which is loved by all age groups.


  • Rava- 2 cup
  • curd- 2 cup
  • Water -1 cup
  • Green chilli +ginger paste - 2 tbsp
  • Baking soda - 1 tsp
  • Oil -2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Red chilli powder-for sprinkle
  • Black pepper powder-for sprinkle
  • Tempering :- Oil -3 tbsp Mustard seed-2tbsp Jeera - 1tbsp Sesame seeds - 1tbsp Curry leaves- 6-7 no’s
  • Coriander leaves -for garnish


  • STEP 1
    Take a bowl , add rava , curd , green chilli ginger paste .
  • STEP 2
    Mix properly. Add 1 /2 cup water into the bowl.
  • STEP 3
    Add salt and baking soda into the bowl.
  • STEP 4
    Combine properly and make a batter consistency.
  • STEP 5
    Rest the batter for 20 min.
  • STEP 6
    Take a steamer, pre-heat for 8-9 min on medium flame.
  • STEP 7
    Grease steel plate /aluminium plate with oil.
  • STEP 8
    After 20 min of resting the batter , rava has absorbed water . So the batter will be thick in consistency.
  • STEP 9
    So add 1/2 cup of water into the batter and adjust the dhokla consistency. It should be neither thin or thick .
  • STEP 10
    Pour the batter into greased plate . Sprinkle some red chilli powder and black pepper powder on top of the batter. Steam for 10 min or till it is cooked.
  • STEP 11
    After dhokla is steamed and cooked, now we have to temper the dhokla. Tempering :- In a pan , add oil , mustard seeds , jeera , sesame seeds and curry leaves ..once it starts frickery sounds pops , add this tempering on top of the dhokla.
  • STEP 12
    After cooling the dhokla for 5 min , cut the dhokla into diamond shape and serve with coriander chutney.

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