Healthy Snacks : Three Layers Dhokla

4.20 from 5 votes

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!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Served AsBreakfast, Snacks
CuisineFusion, Indian
Recipe Taste Salty, Savoury, Sweet
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 chickpeas flour
  • 1 tbsp semolina
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp fruit salt
  • Water as required

For Tempering

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 pinch asafetida
  • 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 leaves 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: 1425 kcal | Carbohydrates: 256 g | Protein: 54 g | Fat: 19 g | Saturated Fat: 5 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6 g | Trans Fat: 0.03 g | Sodium: 5985 mg | Potassium: 1037 mg | Fiber: 32 g | Sugar: 18 g | Vitamin A: 990 IU | Vitamin C: 121 mg | Calcium: 166 mg | Iron: 14 mg

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  1. 5 stars
    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.

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