Instant Pot Quick Dhokla with mix

Dhokla is a vegetarian food item that originates from the Indian state of Gujarat. It is made with a fermented batter derived from rice and split chickpeas. Dhokla can be eaten for breakfast, as the main course, as a side dish, or as a snack.


    • Gits Dhokla mix 1 1/3 cup
    • Water 1 cup
    • Oil 2 tbsp
    • For Tadka :
      • 2 tsp
      •  1/2 tsp mustard seeds
      • 1 tsp sesame seeds
      • Asafoetida
      • Curry Leaves


    • In a bowl, add dhokla mix, oil and water and make it to a smooth batter. 
    • Grease the pan and egg mold.  Pour the batter to it. (see the above video)
    • Add 1 cup water to the bottom of the instant pot, add Trivet
    • Place the egg mold and pan inside
    • Set Steam for 10 minutes with Sealing Position - Open after Natural Pressure Release.
    • Let it cool and transfer to the plate.
    • Tadka on Stovetop
      • Add 2 tbsp oil
      • Add mustard seeds, sesame seeds, Asafoetida, and Curry leaves.  When it splutters, spread it on Dhoklas.
      • Yummy Dhoklas are Ready!