Handvo | How to make Handvo

By Anju Bhagnari  |  26th Apr 2017  |  
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About Handvo Recipe

Multi-dal preparation that is high on the health factor

Handvo, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Handvo by Anju Bhagnari will definitely help you in its preparation. The Handvo can be prepared within 900 minutes. The time taken for cooking Handvo is 15 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 4 people. The recipe details out how to make Handvo step by step. The detailed explanation makes Handvo so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Handvo can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Handvo from BetterButter.


Ingredients to make Handvo

  • 1 cup rice
  • ¼ cup yellow moong dal
  • ¼ cup masoor dal
  • ¼ cup chana dal
  • ¼ cup urad dal
  • ¼ cup tur dal
  • ¼ cup instant oats
  • ½ cup sour curd
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 2-3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • ¼ cup fine rava
  • salt to taste
  • ½ cup assorted vegetables like grated lauki, boiled peas, finely chopped onion, carrots etc ( As per taste )
  • Green coriander leaves- 1/4 cup
  • 8 to 10 curry leaves
  • ½ teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 1 tablespoon white sesame seeds
  • water, as needed

How to make Handvo

  1. Wash and soak the rice and all dals for 5 hours
  2. Grind the rice bit coarsely using as little water as possible.
  3. Grind all the dals and the oats very finely using very little water.
  4. Mix them up together.
  5. Add the sour curd and whisk very well.
  6. Add water to make idli-like batter consistency.
  7. Store in a warm place overnight to ferment.
  8. Next morning, the batter will be nicely fermented.
  9. Add the vegetables and whisk gently.
  10. Heat up one tablespoon of oil and temper the mustard seeds, garlic, sesame seeds, curry leaves.
  11. Add the red chilli powder.
  12. Quickly add half the quantity to the batter and keep the rest to pour on top of the ready handvo later on.
  13. Whisk the batter very gently
  14. Grease a cake tin with little oil.
  15. Pour in the batter.
  16. Pour the remaining tempering on the top.
  17. Bake in a preheated oven for about 15-20 minutes or till done ( both rods on to get a crunchy top )
  18. Garnish with green coriander leaves (finely chopped )
  19. Serve with green spicy mint chutney.

My Tip:

Vegetables can be added as per one’s choice.

Reviews for Handvo (1)

Suman Yadava year ago

too good anju ji

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