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Methi Handvo (savoury cake)

Rakhi Mehrotra
15 minutes
Prep Time
25 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Methi Handvo (savoury cake) RECIPE

It's a Gujarati dish. Very healthy and a lot of variation can be done.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Gujarat
  • Microwaving
  • Snacks
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. Besan 1 cup
  2. Suji 1/4 cup
  3. Whole wheat flour 1/4 cup
  4. Methi leaves 1 cup
  5. Salt to taste
  6. Sugar 1 tsp
  7. Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp
  8. Baking soda 1/2 tsp
  9. Oil 2 tsp
  10. Oil to grease
  11. Rai 1 tsp
  12. White sesame seeds 1 tsp
  13. Oil 1 tsp


  1. Take mixing bowl. Add besan, suji, flour, salt, chilli powder, methi leaves, sugar and oil. Add water to make a thick paste.(approximately 1 cup). Keep for ten minutes.
  2. Add soda and mix.
  3. Take a vessel. Grease it with oil and pour the batter.
  4. Steam for 25 minutes. Let it cool for 5 minutes.
  5. Take a tadka pan. Add oil, sesame seeds and rai. Cook and pour on handvo.
  6. Serve with chutney

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Anupama Kumari
Anupama Kumari   Jan-03-2017

lovely dish!

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