Khaman Recipe


  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • cup Curd
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • cup Water
  • 1 tsp Fruit Salt
  • 100 gm Gram flour
  • Salt according to taste
  • tsp Turmeic powder
  • 2 tsps Ginger,chopped
  • 1 tsp Green Chillies, chopped

  • For the Tempering
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • tsp Asafoetida
  • 4-5 Curry leaves
  • 2-3 Green Chillies
  • tsp Mustard seeds

  • For the garnish
  • 50 gm Coconut, grated
  • A few sprigs Coriander leaves, finely chopped


  1. Mix gram flour, turmeric powder, green chilies, ginger, salt, sugar, oil and blend with curd, to form the consistency of particular batter.
  2. Add fruit salt dissolved in water, stir gently and leave the mixture to a warm place to ferment for approximately 10 minutes.
  3. Pour the mixture immediately into a greased mould and place in a steamer.
  4. Cover the steamer and cook for 20 minutes.
  5. Remove he mould from the steamer, cook and cut the steamed cake into diamonds.

  6. For the tempering
  7. Heat oil, crackle mustard seeds, add asafoetida, curry leaves and green chillies.
  8. Saute for a minute. Add 1 cup water.
  9. Pour the tempering over the khaman diamonds and gently mix.

  10. For the garnish
  11. Garnish with grated coconut and finely chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.

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