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Handvoh Recipe

Handvoh is a popular Indian Brunch
Author :
On :
Wednesday, 13 April, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Brunch Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • Dry grind together to a fine semolina texture:
  • 1 cup - Rice
  • 1 cup - Yellow moong dal
  • Others:
  • 1 medium - Bottle Gourd
  • 3 tbsp- Coriander chopped
  • 3-4 - Green chillies, finely chopped
  • 3 cups - Buttermilk
  • 3/4 tsp - Soda bicarb
  • 1 tsp each- Urad and Channa dal
  • 1/2 tsp each- Cumin and Mustard Seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • 4-5 tbsp- Oil.
  • How to Make Handvoh:

    1. Add the butter milk to a large vessel. Now add salt, soda, flour and mix well.
    2. Keep aside for 6-7 hours.
    3. Now grate the bottle gourd and squeeze out excess water.
    4. Mix the gourd, coriander and green chilli.
    5. Heat oil in a pan.
    6. Splutter the urad and channa dals and seeds. Now pour half of it in the batter and mix thoroughly.
    7. Add this to a greased oven proof deep container. Pour the remaining seasoning on the top.
    8. Place this in a preheated oven at 280C for 10 minutes.
    9. Reduce to 200C or 180C for 40 minutes or until done.
    10. Check by inserting a skewer which should come out clean.
    11. Slice into wedges and serve hot with chutney or lemon tea.


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