December 02, 2021

Instant Sev Khamani/Amiri Khaman

Sev Khamani or Amiri Khaman is a classic Gujarati snack dish from India. This recipe is traditionally prepared from chana daal batter, steamed, crumbled, tempered with minimal spices, and served as tea time snack or party appetizer. But as name suggest, my recipe is going to be an instant version of this traditional recipe. You guessed it right! Making this recipe from leftover Khaman Dhoklas. Khaman Dhoklas are soft & fluffy, mildly tangy & sweet recipe served with accompaniments like assorted chutneys and fried green chilies. For Khaman Dhokla recipe please click here-Khaman Dhokla recipe.

This mouth melting sweet and spicy is super easy and best way to use your leftover Khaman Dhoklas. Leftover or fresh, this recipe with Khaman Dhoklas taste equally good as traditional one, made with chana daal. You can whip this recipe just in 15-20 minutes if you have Khaman Dhoklas ready. Do not skip garnishing this Khamani with grated coconut, pomegranates and sev. Every ingredient all together give you a perfect taste and crunch in your mouth. Simple and yum, give this recipe a try and enjoy with your friends and family. Trust me it is going to be a great hit!

Cuisine: Indian (Gujrati) | Recipe Category: Appetizers & Snacks
Prep Time: 2 Minutes | Cook Time: 10 Minutes | Serving: 4


For Khamani


Khaman Dhokla 

16 Pc



1 Tbsp.


Mustard seeds

2 Tsp.


White sesame seeds

2 Tsp.


Green chili, chopped

2 pc


Curry pata

1 sprig



2 Tbsp.



¼ Tsp.


Lemon juice

1 Tbsp.



1 pinch

Serving and Garnishing


Grated coconut

¼ cup


Coriander, chopped

¼ cup



¼ cup


Nylon Sev

¼ cup

Step By Step Instruction: [Hide Images]

  1. To begin making Sev Khamani/Amiri Khaman, you will instant Khaman Dhokla. 
  2. In a bowl crumble pre-cooked instant Khaman Dhokla pieces into coarse crumbs using your fingers or grater.
  3. Next heat oil in pan wide pan, add mustard seeds, sesame seeds and let them splutter. Once seeds start to splutter add chopped green chili, curry pata and Hing. Sauté for a minute or until green chilies are slightly soft.
  4. Now add 1 cup of water along with sugar, lemon juice and salt to taste. Let it boil for 1 minute. Be careful about adding salt as Khaman Dhokla will already have some salt in them.
  5. Now switch off the flame and let the mixture cool down a bit. Stir in crumbled Khaman Dhokla and mix gently.
  6. Add grated coconut and give it a mix. Save some coconut  for garnishing.
  7. Add half of the chopped coriander and give a gentle mix.
  8. Transfer the Khamani in serving plates. Add remaining grated coconut and chopped coriander,.
  9. Finally garnish with pomegranate and nylon sev.
  10. Sev Khamani/Amiri Khaman is ready to serve, serve fresh along with tea or coffee.

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