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