Khaman is sometimes confused with dhokla - but it is almost entirely made of chickpeas,where as dhokla is prepared with different ingredients and ratios of chickpeas.Very light and protein rich snack can be carried in lunch box too,as it taste nice at room temperature.....And yes I made it in a traditional way ,ma mom use to make since years,without any twist...:D

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  • Yields: serves 4 person
  • For Batter:
  • 2 cup chick Pea flour
  • 2 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon citric acid
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon Soda (dissolved in 1/4 cup water)
  • 1 packet Eno-fruit-salt
  • For Tempering :
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 3 green chillies or to taste (slit length wise)
  • few curry leaves
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Red Chilli Powder-for sprinkling-as needed (optional)

For Batter:
Mix all ingredients ,mix well in one direction and immediately pour in greased plate,in a hot steamer steam for 15-20 min.or till a knife inserted in the middle comes out clean.Cool it ,sprinkle red chilli powder on it.


For Tempering:
In a pan heat oil,add mustard seeds,as soon as it crackle,add green chillies and curry leaves and put of the add sugar,lemon juice and water and cover it,pour on the khaman.


Cut and serve with Cut into pieces and serve hot with any chutney or just tomato sauce.

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By Sangeeta on Mar 25, 2012

hi Mala..thx 4 liking the post,each sachet contains 5 gram or 1 teaspoon of eno fruit salt . :wink: :wink: :wink:

By Sangeeta on Mar 23, 2012

Thx Usha for trying it...yep i think you are right ,but if we steam dhoklas for little bit more time then also,it turns little bit dry,better luck next time.. :-x :-x :-x :-x

By Usha on Mar 22, 2012

Dhoklas came out good. They were little dry. Sould have poured out some more water in the tempering...

By sangeeta shah on Jan 8, 2012

hi Mala ….nice 2 know that u liked this recipe,actually i posted this only because earlier u asked me for this regular dhoklas,And yes 1 packet of Eno-fruit -Salt weigh 5 gram or 1 teaspoon…..Happy cooking.. :) :)

By Mala on Jan 7, 2012

Hi, I would love make this super simple recipe. Can you tell me how much does a Eno fruit salt packet weigh ? I only have a bottle of the Eno salt. Thanks ! Mala