By Rita Arora  |  31st Mar 2016  |  
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About Handvo Recipe

It's a traditional Gujrati recipe.

Handvo is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Handvo by Rita Arora is a step by step process by which you can learn how to make Handvo at your home. It is an easy recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. Handvo is a dish which comes from Gujarat cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 4 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Handvo takes 30 minute for the preparation and 30 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Handvo make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Handvo will be the best option for you. The flavor of Handvo is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Handvo at your weekends and impress your family and friends.


Ingredients to make Handvo

  • rice 1/2 cup
  • Chana dal 1/4 cup
  • Mung dhuli dal 1/4 cup
  • Urad dhuli dal 1/4 cup
  • Grated bottle gourd 1/2 cup
  • Grated carrot 1/2 cup
  • Chopped cabbage 1/2 cup
  • Chopped beans 1 tbsp
  • Chopped coriander 2 tbsp
  • salt as per taste
  • chilli powder 1/2 tsp
  • A pinch of turmeric powder
  • Chopped green chilli 1
  • ginger paste 1 tsp
  • lemon juice 2 tsp
  • sugar 1 tsp
  • curd 1/2 cup
  • baking soda 3/4 tsp
  • For tempering:
  • oil 3 tbsp
  • curry leaves 10-15
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • mustard seeds 1 tsp
  • sesame seeds 2 tsp

How to make Handvo

  1. Soak the dal and rice for 4-5 hours. Start by grinding the rice coarsely, then add the dal and grind it coarsely as well.
  2. Heat a pan, add oil, hing, jeera, rai, til, curry leaves, once it splutters turn off the gas.
  3. In the dal and rice batter, add the chopped vegetables, lemon juice, sugar, curd, salt, red chilli, turmeric powder, ginger and mix well.
  4. Add half the amount of tempering into the batter. Then add baking soda in the end and mix well.
  5. Pour this batter into a greased cake tin. Pour rest of the tadka on top of the handvo and sprinkle some red chilli powder as well.
  6. Bake it in a preheated oven at 200 degrees celsius for 15-20 mins.
  7. Serve it warm.

My Tip:

Insert a knife, if it comes out clean then the handvo is ready.

Reviews for Handvo (1)

Rewa Chadha4 years ago

is it necessary to bake it ? can't it be made by steaming just like Dhokla ?

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