Nov 18, 2020
A traditional Gujarati savoury cake made with rice, lentils and myriad of vegetables, Handvo is a tasty and wholesome dish that can be enjoyed as a meal by itself or with a side of chutney. Spiced with fresh ginger and green chilies, this healthy flavoursome cake can be relished for breakfast or dinner.
Prepping Time: 8 hours Cooking Time: 30 minutes
Taste: Salty Level of Cooking: Easy
- Rice – 2 cups
- Green gram – ½ cup
- Bengal gram (Chana) – ½ cup
- Black urad dal – ½ cup
- Yogurt – 1 cup
- Oil -- 4 tbsp
- Ginger-green chilli paste – 1 tbsp
- Salt – As per taste
- Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
- Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
- Cabbage, shredded – 2 tbsp
- Onion, thinly sliced – 1
- Bottle gourd (Lauki), grated -- 2 tbsp
- Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
- Asafoetida (Hing) – A pinch
- Curry leaves, chopped – 5-6
- Black sesame seeds – 1 tsp
- Red chilles – 2
Step 1: Coarsely grind the rice, black urad dal, green gram and Bengal gram in a Bajaj Mixer Grinder.
Step 2: Once done, take 2 cups of this powdered mixture in a bowl. In the same bowl, add yogurt, 2 tablespoons of oil and lukewarm water to make a thick batter. Cover and let it ferment overnight.
Step 3: Preheat the microwave oven to 200oC. Bajaj Microwave oven makes your cooking and the time spent in the kitchen hassle free. To explore more, visit shop.bajajelectricals.com.
Step 4: Add ginger-green chilli paste, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt to the mixture.
Step 5: Now add the sliced onion, grated bottle gourd and shredded cabbage to the mixture and mix properly.
Step 6: eat HhHeat the remaining oil in a pan and add asafoetida and mustard seeds. When the seeds splutter, add curry leaves, dried red chillies, and sesame seeds. Add the tempering to the batter and mix well.
Step 7: Pour the batter into a mould. Put some water in a baking tray and place the mould on it.
Step 8: Cook in the preheated oven at 200o C for 20-25 minutes. Let it cool and then demould the Handvo carefully.
Step 9: Serve with chutney of your choice.
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