Surti locho

Surti locho is simple, healthy and steamed snacks serve with spicy locho chutney. This healthy and light dish originating from surat in Gujarat. Making surti locho is just same as for the preparing dhokla and can be enjoying as breakfast, snacks or as a light dinner. so with few basic ingredient try out tasty and street style surti locho with locho chutney and masala recipe.

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Surti locho

Surat famous surti locho with locho chutney and masala recipe| how to make street style surti locho | street food recipe

Nehas Cook Book
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine Indian
Servings 8 servings


For locho batter

  • 1 cup chana dal bengal gram
  • 4 tbsp urad dal split black gram
  • 4 tbsp poha flattened rice
  • ¼ cup sour curd
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 green chilli paste
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • A pinch of hing
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 2 cup water
  • 1 tsp eno fruit salt

Locho chutney

  • 1 cup coriander leaves
  • 8-10 mint leaves
  • 2 green chilli
  • ½ inch ginger
  • 1 tsp jeera
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ cup or 2 pieces khaman dhokla
  • Water to grind chutney

Locho masala

  • ½ tsp pepper powder
  • ½ tsp roasted cumin powder
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ tsp chaat masala
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder


  • Locho masala
  • Chopped onion
  • Coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp melted butter
  • Sev


  • Soak the chanan dal and urad dal for 5-6 hrs. Soak the poha for 10 minutes.
  • Grind all the soaked items with sour curd and required quantity of water into a smooth batter like consistency.
  • Measure and take 2 cup batter in a mixing bowl. Then add green chilli paste, ginger paste, turmeric powder, asafetida, salt and oil in batter. Mix everything well.
  • Then add 2 cup water and make pouring consistency of batter.
  • Preheat steamer with greased plate for 5 minutes.
  • Just before steaming add the eno fruit sal and give it a stir.
  • Spread thin layer of batter into preheated steamer plate. Sprinkle pepper powder and red chilli powder on it.
  • Cover and steam locho for 15-18 minutes on medium flame.
  • Meanwhile, in a grinding jar add coriander leaves, mint leaves, green chilli, ginger, jeera, sugar, lemon juice, salt and 2 pieces of khaman dhokla and grind everying. Locho chutney is ready
  • Then, in a bowl add pepper powder, roasted jeera powder, salt, chat masala, red chilli powder and mix everything well.
  • After 15 minutes, with the help of toothpick check out locho is properly cooked or not. If toothpick comes out clean then locho is properly steam.
  • Finally, Scoop a ladle of steamed locho on a plate. Garnish with locho masala, onion, coriander leaves, melted butter and sev on the top.


  • poha gives fluffiness to batter.
  • Batter and water ratio should be equal.
  • Surti locho taste great, when it is served hot.


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