Gujarati Amiri Khaman – Sev Khamani

  • Author: Kavitha Ramaswamy
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 cups 1x


A tasty tea-time snack from Gujarat, India



  • 20 Khaman Squares (Yellow Dhokla)
  • 1 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil
  • 2 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Hing or Asafetida powder
  • 1 Tablespoon finely chopped Garlic
  • 46 finely chopped Green Chilli
  • 1/5 cup Pomegranate kernels
  • 1 Tablespoon Sugar
  • 1/5 cup chopped Coriander leaves (Cilantro)
  • Sev, for garnish


  • This snack is usually sweet, but if you can decide how much sugar to add
  • You can use homemade or store-bought Khaman (yellow dhokla)


  • Crumble Khaman (yellow dhokla) into a bowl
  • Heat 1 tablespoon Vegetable Oil in a saucepan
  • Add mustard seeds, let them splutter
  • Then add the Hing or Asafetida powder, finely chopped Garlic, Green Chilli – and mix well. Fry for 1 minute
  • Add this tempering (oil mixture) to the crumbled khaman
  • Add the sugar, pomegranate seeds, coriander leaves and mix well
  • Taste & adjust for seasoning if required
  • Garnish with some Sev (for the crunch) and serve fresh!

  • Category: Snack
  • Cuisine: Gujarati - Indian

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