How to Make Dhokla Sandwich with Cheese - Recipe on FirstCry Parenting

Dhokla Sandwich with Cheese

This dhokla is your usual Gujarati fare with a cheesy, sandwichy twist. Gone are the days when dhokla needed overnight preparation, now it is made in a way that hands out instant gratification. Use the magic ingredients like baking soda or fruit salt, and your dhokla gets ready in minutes. Without a doubt, this yummy dish will keep even the most squeamish teen longing for seconds.

Serves Preparation Time  Cooking Time
4 People 10-15 Minutes 10-15 Minutes


  • 1 cup Gram Flour (Besan/Chickpea Flour)
  • 1 tablespoon Semolina (rava/sooji), optional
  • 1½ teaspoons Lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Eno Fruit Salt
  • 1 teaspoon crushed Green Chilli-Ginger
  • 3/4 cup Water
  • 1/4 cup Curd (yogurt)
  • 1 teaspoon Oil (for greasing)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt, or to taste


Step 1

In a bowl, mix gram flour, semolina, lemon juice, green chilli-ginger paste, curd, 3/4 cup water and salt. Mix them properly and make a smooth batter. Make sure that there are no lumps.

Step 2

Add fruit salt in batter and stir in one direction for 1 minute.

Step 3

Grease 2 plates with a little oil and pour the batter into a greased plate.

Step 4

Fill it upto 1/2-inch thickness and place it into a steamer. Steam for 10-12 minutes over medium heat.

Step 5

After 10-12 minutes, insert a knife into the center of the dhokla mix and check if it comes out clean. If it does, then it is ready otherwise cook for 2-3 minutes more.

Step 6

Remove the plates from the steamer and let the dhokla cool for few minutes. Cut the dhokla cake into 2 equal halves horizontally.

Step 7

On one layer spread coriander / mint chutney and sprinkle some cottage cheese or mozzarella. You can also keep a slice of cheese.

Step 8

Place the second layer of dhokla on top of this, and cut the dhokla into desired shapes.

Nutritional Information

Calories 122 K cal
Proteins 7.1 g
Fat 3.3 g
Total Carbohydrates 15.6 g
Cholesterol 2 mg
Sodium 2470 mg
Potassium  213 mg


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