Gits Khaman Dhokla Mix Review - Mishry (2022)
gits khaman dhokla mix review

Gits Khaman Dhokla Mix Review – Delicious & Soft (2022)

Gits Khaman Dhokla Mix is a quick fix to get a batch of light, airy, soft and tasty dhoklas at home. Team Mishry recommends!

Mishry Rating

Taste
4.5 / 5
4.5
Texture
4.5 / 5
4.5
Convenience
4.5 / 5
4.5
4.5
SUPERB!

Summary

The khaman dhoklas prepared using this instant mix by Gits turned out soft, airy, and were seasoned just right. It is definitely a convenient way to prepare instant khaman dhokla at home.

The struggle to get light, airy, and spongy dhoklas is real. But with a ready-to-use instant mix, you can get the work done with ease. These ready mixes eliminate the need for accurate measurement of ingredients and result in quick preparation. We tested Gits Khaman Dhokla Mix to gauge its taste, texture, and convenience. 

To know more about our entire experience, check out our Gits Khaman Dhokla Mix Review here.

Quick details about Gits Khaman Dhokla Mix listed in the table: 

Gits Khaman Dhokla Mix  Product Details 
Price  INR 70 
Net Quantity  180 gm 
Shelf Life  12 months
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Mishry Rating (on 5) 4.5

Our Review Factors

What are we looking for? We expect a hassle free way to prepare khaman dhokla at home that is well-seasoned and has a soft, airy texture. 

Gits Khaman Dhokla Mix was reviewed on the following parameters: 

1. Convenience

Why would anyone buy instant mixes? It is solely because of the convenience it carries. In this segment, we check for the ease of cooking, and how precise are the instructions to follow. 

2. Taste

A typical khaman dhokla has a nice camaraderie of sweet and salty flavor. The tadka of mustard seeds, curry leaves and green chili adds a burst of flavors as you take a bite. How was our experience with Gits Khaman Dhokla mix? Is the seasoning balanced? Also, does it showcase any raw besan flavor?

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3. Texture

We are looking for a light, airy and fluffy dhokla. Does it spring back when you press it gently?  

4. Other Supporting Parameters 

Appearance 

How do these dhoklas appear post cooking? The air pockets, color and more.

Main Ingredients 

What are the primary ingredients used here? Any preservatives, additives or added flavors observed here. 

The major difference between a dhokla and khaman lies in the list of ingredients. A dhokla is a mix of besan, rice and lentils, while khaman is made using besan (gram flour).

Price, packaging and shelf life were also gauged during our review process.  

Related Reading: MTR Ready Mix Khaman Dhokla review.

Gits Khaman Dhokla Mix – Detailed Review

Price + Packaging 

A 180 gm pack of Gits Khaman Dhokla Mix is priced at Rs. 70. It comes in a white and blue color carton pack. The shelf life it offers is 12 months. 

Main Ingredients 

The main ingredients used here are – Besan (chickpea flour 68%), sugar powder, and semolina. 

It also contains salt, citric acid (INS330), sodium bicarbonate (INS500(ii)), asafoetida, turmeric and sodium acetate (INS262) (Acidity regulator).

the packaging of gits khaman dhokla mix
The outer pack of Gits Khaman Dhokla Mix.
a close look at the mix before the cooking process
Macro shot of the raw powder mix.

Cooking Process 

The cooking instructions as mentioned on the pack is as follows: 

  • Add 30 ml (3 Tbsp) oil and 230 ml (1 ½ cups) water into the dhokla mix. 
  • Blend it gently until the batter becomes smooth.
  • Now, grease a steaming tray with oil. Pour the batter into the tray. 
  • Steam it on high flame for 15 mins. Remove the cooked dhokla tray and cool for about 5-10 minutes.
  • Finally, heat 30 ml oil and add 1 tsp of mustard seeds, sesame and fresh green chilli.

In addition, the pack also mentions instructions for preparing nylon khaman dhokla (but we are not following that). We did make a sugar syrup as mentioned on the pack.

How We Made It?

We used Solimo Kadhai Steamer for preparing our batch of dhokla. 

All the instructions as given on the pack were followed using the exact same way. The cooking process is definitely easy and hassle-free. The batter looked super smooth and was free from lumps. It had a flowy consistency. 

Texture + Appearance 

The texture turned out just right. It is light, airy, and super soft. When we lightly pressed the dhokla, it springs back beautifully. We loved how springy the texture was. 

Despite having the dhoklas after a few hours, the texture remains unchanged. It retains that soft bite.  We loved that! 

Appearance-wise, the top layer of our batch of dhoklas looked super clean and smooth. It looks quite similar to the ones that we get at most of the good-quality sweet shops. 

Taste 

A point of appreciation here is that there was no raw flavor of besan. It has the right proportion of sugar and salt. We loved how tasty the dhoklas turned out. You will not need to adjust the seasoning as its absolutely perfect.

All of these attributes, collectively, made Gits our Top Pick during the Instant Khaman Dhokla Mix Review.

macro shot of gits khaman dhokla
These khaman dhokla were super light in texture.
Taste - 4.5/5
Texture - 4.5/5
  • Excellent texture. It is airy, super soft and springy. 
  • Hassle-free cooking process. 
  • Super tasty. 
  • Right balance of salt and sugar. 
  • It retains the soft texture despite having them after hours.

If you are a novice in the kitchen, this instant khaman dhokla mix can be of great help. Also, this instant mix saves you from collecting different ingredients and gets you a perfectly soft and tasty batch of dhoklas without much effort.

Also Read: Is Gits Instant Dessert Mix Phirni a convenient way to prepare phirni at home? Let’s find out.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some interesting FAQs on Gits Khaman Dhokla Mix.

When compared to other deep fried frozen snacks, yes, this is a healthier alternative.

No. This dhokla mix does not contain tamarind chutney.

Gits Khaman Dhokla Mix has no additional colors.

On scanning the ingredient list, we found the presence of Citric acid (INS 330). It is commonly used as a souring agent and as a preservative that helps the food last longer.

A single pack of this dhokla mix will get you two full places of dhoklas cut into 12 pieces each.

Your quest for the Best Khaman Dhokla brands ends here.

Wrapping Up

Team Mishry appreciates Gits Khaman Dhokla Mix for its remarkable taste and texture. The well cooked besan, balanced flavors and the light airy texture are noteworthy aspects observed here. The precise instructions and the easy cooking process is an added plus. 

Will you give this instant khaman dhokla mix a try?

Our reviews are unbiased and all samples used during the reviews were paid for by us. Read our entire ethics statement here.

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