Halwai February 4, 2023


• 1 cup – rava
• 1/2 cup – plain yogurt
• 1/2 cup – water
• 2 tsp – Eno fruit salt
• Salt
• Ginger and Garlic paste
• Green chillies (finely chopped)
• Ground Red Chilli


  1. Mix yogurt well to break lumps.
  2. Mix water and other ingredient, except rava and red chilli, to it.
  3. Slowly add rava to the mixture.
  4. Make sure you mix it well.
  5. Keep it aside for about 10-12 minutes.
  6. In a pressure cooker or big vessel, put 1 glass water and keep a mesh upside down (so that water should not touch the dhokla pan).
  7. Grease a baking dish (thali should fit in the vessel or cooker).
  8. Add Eno to the mixture and mix it well.
  9. Immediately, pour the mixture on greased thali.
  10. Sprinkle red chilli or black pepper powder on top to your desire.
  11. Cover the pressure cooker but make sure to remove the whistle.
  12. Let it steam for about 18 minutes.
  13. Let it stand to 2-3 minutes.
  14. Cut the dhokla and serve it with coriander chutney.

Recipe courtesy of Dipti Pastakia