Upma made of Leftover Dhokla

leftover Dhokla Upma
Dhokla is well known as a steamed Gujarati breakfast.  Today's recipe is of a South Indian Upma made of leftover Gujarati Khaman Dhokla.  You might have read my previous post of a similar recipe - Idli Usli or Upma.

Dhokla - about 4 cups
Shredded Coconut (fresh or frozen) - about 1/2 cup
Green Chillies - 2
Curry Leaves/Kadipata - a sprig
Coriander/Cilantro Leaves - few sprigs
Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Asafoetida/Hing - 1/4 tsp

How to prepare Upma of leftover Dhokla:
  • Pat the curry leaves and green chillies dry.  Slit the chillies lengthwise.  Finely chop cilantro.  Crumble the dhokla pieces with hands to a powder.
  • Heat about 1 tbsp oil in a pan.  Add mustard seeds, curry leaves, asafoetida and green chillies.  When mustard seeds pop, add dhokla,cilantro and coconut.  Saute at low flame until all the ingredients are mixed well, about 2 - 3 minutes.  Add little salt and/or sugar if required.  Dhokla has enough salt, you may not need to add more salt.
Enjoy instant Upma made of leftover Dhokla with a cup of tea.


  1. Colorful and tempting breakfast

  2. such a neat idea. I love the blogosphere so much for such innovative yet helpful ideas.

  3. Excellent and very brilliant idea of using those leftover dhoklas as upma,loving it.

  4. Upma made of dhokla is quite interesting..


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