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Green moon dal with palak handvo

Binny Kalra
195 minutes
Prep Time
25 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Green moon dal with palak handvo RECIPE

Handvo is a unique dish baked in a kadai over a traditional tempering and sauteed veggies.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Gujarat
  • Steaming
  • Snacks
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1 cup moong dal soaked for 3 hrs
  2. 2. 1/2 cup finely chopped spinach
  3. 2 tbsp curd
  4. 1/4 tsp soda bio carb
  5. 2 tsp green chilly paste
  6. 1/2 tsp lemon Juice
  7. 1/2tsp hing
  8. 2 tbsp oil
  9. 1 tsp mustard seeds
  10. 1/2 cup chopped onions
  11. 1 tsp til
  12. 1/2 tsp salt or according to taste


  1. Put the green dal in a mixer and blend it without using water.
  2. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl add the spinach, curd, soda, coriander, green chilly paste, lemon juice, half hing and salt, mix it well, keep aside.
  3. For the tempering , heat the oil in the pan add the mustard seeds.
  4. When the seeds crackle, add the onions, sesame seeds, remaining hing and saute on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  5. Pour the moong dal mixture over it and spread it evenlyvwith the back of spoon.
  6. Cover it with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 10 minutes or till the base turn golden brown in colour and crisp.
  7. Lift the handvo gently using 2 large flat spoons and turn it over to the other side.
  8. Cover and cook on medium flame for another 10 minutes or till it turns golden brown in colour.
  9. Cool slightly and cut into equal pieces.
  10. Serve hot.

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Sunaina Saxena
Sunaina Saxena   Jun-26-2018

looks great

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