Handvo Recipe

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How to make Handvo
  • Chef: Sushmita Chauhan
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Handvo Recipe : A traditional Gujarati savoury cake. It is made with a combinations of lentils, rice and buttermilk.

Ingredients of Handvo

  • 1 medium bottle gourd
  • 3 Tbsp coriander chopped
  • 3-4 green chillies finely chopped
  • 3 cups buttermilk
  • 3 tsp soda bi-carb
  • 1 tsp each urad and channa dal
  • 1 tsp each cumin and mustard seeds
  • 4-5 Tbsp oil
  • salt to taste
  • For grinding together:
  • 1 cup rice
  • 1 cup yellow moong dal

How to Make Handvo

  • 1.Take butter milk in a large vessel.
  • 2.Add salt, soda and flour, mix well.
  • 3.Keep it aside for 6-7 hours.
  • 4.Grate bottle gourd and squeeze out excess water.
  • 5.Then add gourd, coriander and green chillies.
  • 6.Heat oil in a pan, add urad & channa dals, and seeds.
  • 7.Allow to splutter, pour half in the batter and mix it thoroughly.
  • 8.Put it in a greased oven proof deep container.
  • 9.Pour remaining seasoning on top.
  • 10.Place in a preheated oven at 280oC for 10 minutes.
  • 11.Reduce to 200 C or 180 C for 40 minutes or till done.
  • 12.Check by inserting a skewer, which should come out clean.
  • 13.Slice into wedges and serve hot.
Key Ingredients: 1 medium bottle gourd, 3 Tbsp coriander chopped, 3-4 green chillies finely chopped, 3 cups buttermilk, 3 tsp soda bi-carb, 1 tsp each urad and channa dal, 1 tsp each cumin and mustard seeds, 4-5 Tbsp oil, salt to taste, For grinding together:, 1 cup rice, 1 cup yellow moong dal