Healthy Oats Dhokla By Chef Sanjeev Kapoor: Quarantine Cooking

We all have loved Dhoklas since ages. It is a Gujarati cuisine, a mixture of sweet and sour. Have you thought about Healthy Oats Dhokla ? A much healthier version of the original Dhokla. Why not develop some healthy habits in the Lockdown and take benefit of it?

Here is a recipe by Chef Sanjeev Kapoor. Read Below and surprise your family with a good breakfast.

Healthy Oats Dhokla Recipe

Oats dhokla



  • Oats Flour 50 grams
  • Gram Flour 200 gram
  • Yogurt 1 cup
  • Sugar 1 tablespoon
  • Baking soda 1½ teaspoons
  • Citric acid 1½ teaspoons
  • Rice bran oil 5-6 tbsps + for greasing
  • Asafoetida ½ teaspoon
  • Mustard seeds 1½ teaspoons
  • Green chillies Chopped 3-4
  • Curry leaves 16-20
  • Sugar 4 tablespoon


  1. Put gram flour, oats flour, yogurt, sugar, baking soda and citric acid in a bowl, add sufficient water and mix till smooth.
  2. Add 3-4 tbsps rice bran oil and mix.
  3. Heat sufficient water in a steamer.
  4. Grease the dhokla plates with a little oil. Pour the batter into the plates and fit them into the stand.
  5. After that, keep the stand in the steamer and steam for 15-20 minutes. Take the stand out and remove the plates. Cut the dhokla into squares but do not separate them.
  6. Heat remaining oil in a non-stick pan, add asafoetida, mustard seeds and green chillies and saute till the seeds splutter. Add curry leaves and pour this mixture over the dhokla in each plate.
  7. In the same pan, cook sugar with ½ cup water till sugar melts. Pour the syrup over the dhokla and set aside till the syrup is completely absorbed.
  8. Separate the dhokla squares and serve.

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