Healthy Snacks : Three Layers Dhokla

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It's new variation to normal khatta and khaman dhokla as here I'm using both the batters to give a twist and in center using green chutney and that's why it's called three layers dhokla!
4.20 from 5 votes
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Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Served As: Breakfast, Snacks
Recipe Cuisine Type: Fusion, Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Savoury, Sweet
Calories 1425 kcal
Servings 2


For first layer

  • 1 cup urad dal
  • 2 cup idli rice
  • Salt as per taste
  • Water to get idli batter consistency

For third layer:

  • 1 cup Gram flour
  • 1 tbsp semolina
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Eno fruit salt
  • Water as required

For Tempering

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 pinch asafoetida
  • 2 green chilies slices

Other Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sugar syrup diluted
  • 1 Pinch red chili powder to sprinkle on top

For garnishing

  • 1 bunch Coriander chopped
  • 2-3 chilies
  • 1 tbsp coconut powder

For serving

  • 1/2 cup Red Sauce red chutney
  • 1/2 cup Green Sauce green chutney


  • First for white Dhokla layer take 2 cups of idli rice and 1 cup udad daal separately into two different bowls and wash it properly.
  • Now add fenugreek seeds into the udad daal.
  • Rest both for overnight and grind it into mixture jar in morning.
  • Now put it into warm place of your kitchen for 5-6 hrs to get fermented.
  • Take this idli better into medium sized bowl and add 1 tsp of salt to make first layer.
  • Now grease the medium sized plate with oil.
  • Pour the first layer of idlis batter and put into already hot steamer.
  • Until first layer cooked, do preparation of third layer: For third layer, take 1 cup of chickpeas flour into medium sized bowl, add 1/4 tsp red chilli powder, 1/2 tsp turmeric powder, salt and sugar and mix it well.
  • Now add water to get desired consistency like idlis batter and mix it will using whisk to avoid lumps. Keep this aside.
  • Once first layer cooked after 7-8 mins, apply green Coriander mint chuteny and cook for 3 more mins.
  • Now add fruit salt into yellow chickpeas batter and mix it well and immediately pour that batter on top.
  • Sprinkle Chilli Powder on top and cook for 10 mins.
  • Once cooked remove it from heat and let it be at room temperature.
  • For tempering, add oil into small pan, add mustered seeds, once spluttered add asafoetida and green chillies and spread this tempering on Dhokla.
  • Cut them into triangle pieces and serve hot with red and green chuteny!
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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 1425kcal | Carbohydrates: 256g | Protein: 54g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 0.03g | Sodium: 5985mg | Potassium: 1037mg | Fiber: 32g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 990IU | Vitamin C: 121mg | Calcium: 166mg | Iron: 14mg

Dhara Shah
Dhara Shah

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  1. Very healthy and delicious recipe. At least once in a week we have to eat fermented food to keep our digestive system in good condition.5 stars

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