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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 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

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