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Gujarati Handvoh Recipe

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On :
Thursday, 20 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 2 cups long-grain Rice
  • 1 cup - Toor Dal
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cup plain khatta yogurt or 2 cups buttermilk (Chaas)
  • 3 tbsp coriander, chopped
  • 1/2 inch ginger, shredded
  • 1-2 hot peppers, chopped or minced
  • 1/2 cup Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds
  • 2 tsp eno or 1 tbsp baking soda
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Haldi
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 2-3 dry red peppers
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 lb Cabbage (optional)
  • How to Make Gujarati Handvoh:

    1. Mix rice and toor dal and soak them overnight in water in a large vessel. Drain and clean under running water the next morning and keep for 5 minutes.
    2. Grind the drained rice and dal mixture in a grinder using yogurt and fresh water to make paste (not too thick or too thin) and pour it into another vessel.
    3. Now, mix well the rice-dal paste with 2 tbsp mustard seeds, eno, chopped coriander, chopped hot peppers, salt, sugar, shredded ginger, haldi and 1 tbsp oil (optional). Shredded cabbage if used may be added at this time.
    4. Pour in oven-proof deep container greased with oil.
    5. Place in pre-heated oven at 300 degrees F for 15 minutes.
    6. The handvo is ready.
    7. In a small container with handle, pour remaining oil, mustard seeds, sesame seeds, dry peppers and warm for 2 minutes.
    8. Pour tempering over handvo for taste.


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