2 Mins Mug Dhokla - How to make Mug Dhokla in Microwave

Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 2 mins
Serves: 1

Updated: Jun 22, 2021 | 11:23 IST

By: Priyanka Satam

Amongst the wonders of Gujarat, we have our favourite Dhokla. Did you know Gujarat has the highest number of vegetarians compared to any other state in India? Throwback to the lunches we had with our beloved Gujju friends and colleagues, when they would unpack their dabbas. Dhokla, Fafda, Handhwa, Thepla, Khakkra sprung up like mouth-watering missiles to be landed straight into the tummy. You don’t have to be from Gujrat to enjoy these traditional scrumptious snacks. And, if you haven’t tasted the Gujarati Khaman Dhokla, you’re missing out on a whole lot! But do not worry, for now we’ve brought to you the simplest yet tempting, hassle-free and most effective recipe of Dhokla which you can prepare in a coffee mug in a microwave! Though the traditional method of preparing dhoklas is still sacred and gives excellent results, this recipe of Mug Dhokla in a microwave can be made even by your 10 year old and the result will be light, fluffy, spongy dhoklas that can be scooped out with a spoon.

Whether you’re conscious about your weight or you want a quick fix evening snack, these Dhoklas are your go to. Dhoklas are nutritious and low on calories and hence you can gobble these down guilt-free. What makes these fluffy dhoklas rich in nutrients is its method of preparation, healthy ingredients and its fermented nature.Here after, your chai-mates shall be these light, spongy wholesome homemade dhoklas instead of greasy and oily junk.


Serves 1
  • gram flour

    1 cup

  • yogurt

    1 cup

  • ginger chilli paste

    1 teaspoon

  • turmeric powder

    1/4 teaspoon

  • oil

    1 tablespoon

  • salt

    1/2 teaspoon

  • fruit salt

    1/2 teaspoon

  • sugar

    1/2 teaspoon

  • oil

    1 teaspoon

  • mustard seeds

    1 teaspoon

  • asafoetida powder

    1 teaspoon

  • dry red chilli

    1 teaspoon

  • curry leaves

    6 Numbers


Step 1

Begin by adding a cup of besan in a big bowl. Now add some turmeric powder.

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Step 2

Sprinkle some salt and sugar.

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Step 3

Add ginger chilli paste to the bowl along with required amount of oil. Pour a cup of yogurt in to this mixture.

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