Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Tri Color Dhokla

Tri Color Dhokla

Tri Color Dhokla is a delightful and tasty version of traditional dhokla. Celebrate this Republic day with Tri Color Dhokla.The main ingredients are dhokla batter, carrot, mint, coriander, coconut, ginger and spices.

Tri Color Dhokla

Tri Color Dhokla


3 cup dhokla batter
1/2 cup coriander & mint paste
1/2 cup orange carrot puree
1/2 tsp ginger paste
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp sesame seeds
5-6 curry leaves 
1 tsp coriander leaves
1 tbsp oil
2 tbsp fresh grated coconut
1/4 tsp soda bi carb
Salt to taste


1. First add salt,soda bi carb, ginger paste to dhokla batter and mix well.

2. Now divide this batter into 3 equal portion.

3. For white color layer keep first portion of batter as it is .

4. For saffron layer add carrot puree in second portion of batter & mix well.

5. For green layer add coriander & mint paste in third portion of batter and mix well.

6. Grease one dhokla plate and pour white color batter into it.

7. Repeat this process with the other 2 color batter.

8. Place dhokla plates into steamer and stem them for about 15-20 mins.

9. When  it is done take out the plates from steamer and allow it to cool.

10. Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds, let them crackle, now add curry
      leaves and sesame seeds.

11. To assemble, place green layer into a the serving plate. Sprinkle some
     of the seasoning on it.

12. Now place white layer on it and add a little more seasoning, then finally
     top with the saffron
 layer and rest of the seasoning.

13. Garnish with coriander leaves & fresh coconut.

14. Cut the tricolor dhokla and serve with green chutney or tomato ketchup.

Tri Color Dhokla


1. For saffron and green layer you can use food colors in place of carrot
    puree and coriander-mint paste.

2. Spinach puree can also replace coriander and mint paste.

3. Semolina can also be used in place of dhokla batter.


  1. Wow!! Love the tri color!! Dhokla looks so soft!! yumm!!

  2. Wow!!...Loving the patriotic theme of dhoklas....!!

  3. Wow, dhokla colour is so nice and you have used natural ingredients to colour the dhokla.