Corn Dhokla


Corn Dhokla
  • 1 cup semolina/suji
  • ½ cup curd
  • water as required
  • 1 cup sweet corn for puree
  • 2 green chillies
  • ½ cup sweet corn
  • 2 tablespoons fresh coriander
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste
  • salt to taste
  • ½ teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 sachet fruit salt
  • 2 teaspoon oil
  • 1 pinch red chilli powder
  • fresh coriander
For Tadka
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 teaspoon white sesame
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 pinch asafoetida
  • 8-10 curry leaves
Green chutney
  • 1 cup fresh coriander
  • 3 green chillies
  • 3-4 garlic cloves
  • 1 small piece ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons roasted chana dal
  • 1 tablespoon curd
  • water as required
  • salt to taste

Note– Please read recipe notes in the end.

Main Equipment Used

Steps In Making

Corn Dhokla
  1. In a large bowl add semolina, curd, water and mix well. Now let it rest for 10-12 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile in a mixer grinder add 1 cup sweet corn, green chillies, water and grind until smooth.
  3. Once done add the corn puree in the suji mixture along with ½ cup sweet corn, fresh coriander, turmeric powder, ginger-garlic paste and water. The batter should have medium consistency.
  4. Further add lemon juice, salt and fruit salt. The corn dhokla batter is ready.
  5. To prepare the steamer in a large vessel add water and bring it to a boil.
  6. Now grease a plate and evenly spread the corn dhokla batter. Sprinkle some red chilli powder, then add some oil and fresh coriander.
  7. Cover it with a lid and let it steam on medium heat for 20 minutes or until a knife or toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean.
For Tadka
  1. To prepare the tadka, heat oil in a pan and then add white sesame, mustard seeds and asafoetida Cook for few seconds or until the mustard seeds splutter.
  2. Now add fresh curry leaves. The tadka is ready, spread it on the corn dhokla and evenly spread it.
  3. Cut into medium size pieces and serve it with green chutney.
Green Chutney
  1. To prepare the green chutney in a mixer grinder add fresh coriander, green chillies, garlic, ginger, cumin seeds, sugar, lemon juice, roasted chana dal, curd, salt and water.
  2. Now grind until smooth, the green chutney is ready.

Recipe Notes

  • You can replace fruit salt with ¼ tsp. baking soda too.
  • After adding the fruit salt, steam the corn dhokla immediately.
  • If the curd is sour then you can skip the lemon juice in the dhokla.
  • In the chutney you can replace the roasted chana dal with peanuts too.
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