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Shipra Kundu
10 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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Khandvi is a popular breakfast item from the Gujarat cuisine. it is healthy as well as tasty. it is made from besan and sour yogurt. The texture of khandvi is soft silky and melt in mouth.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Gujarat
  • Breakfast and Brunch
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. **ingredients**
  2. 1 cup Bengal gram flour
  3. 1 cup thick sour yogurt ,not hung
  4. 2 tsp Ginger- green chilli paste
  5. 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  6. salt as per taste
  7. 2-3 tsp oil to grease
  8. **for tempering**
  9. 3/4 tsp oil
  10. 1 tsp mustard seeds
  11. 7-8 Curry leaves
  12. Some chopped green chillies
  13. **For garnishing**
  14. Fresh grated coconut
  15. Sesame seeds


  1. beat the yogurt very well with some water
  2. in a mixing bowl mix gram flour,card- water mixture, Ginger- green chilli paste, turmeric powder and salt
  3. whisk well, make sure that there are no lumps
  4. take two big Steel plates and brush some oil on its back side, keep them aside
  5. now hit the pan, keep the frame low and add the batter
  6. keep stirring it continuously to avoid any lump. cook it for 15-18 minutes in Low heat .
  7. The mixture will have thickened enough.if you take some mixture on your spatula it will be sticked on it ,this is what the consistency should be after cooking.
  8. tips on how to check if the consistency is correct for the khandvi. take a little bit of the ready mixture and spread it on the greased plate .Let it cool down for 2 minutes ,if you are able to roll it off without it sticking to the plate then the mixture is ready. if not ,then cook the mixture for another 2-3 minutes
  9. Then test again like above mentioned. if done then turn off the flame at this stage
  10. divide the mixture in two equal parts for the two plates and spread it evenly with a flat spatula as thin as possible
  11. leave it for 10 minutes
  12. after cool down using a sharp knife Cut strips of 2or3 inches
  13. Now roll each strip tightly and keep it on plate
  14. now for tempering ,heat oil in a pan on medium flame and add hing, mustard seeds, green chillies, curry leaves and let these all splatter around 1-2 minutes
  15. Then pour it on prepared roles
  16. now garnish it with grated coconut and sesame seeds.

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Maithili Iyer
Maithili Iyer   Nov-27-2018

Excellent recipe.

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