Handvo Recipe

Handvo Recipe

Ingredients required:

4 cups Rice
2 cups Toovar Dal (Arhar)
1/2 cup Split Chana Dal (Bengal Gram)
2 cups Sour Curd
3 cups White grated Pumkin
½ cup Oil
1 lemon Juice
1/2 cup Urad Dal
1/2 cup Split Green Moong Dal
1 ½ tsp Soda-bi-carb
1 tsp Turmeric Powder
6 tbsp Green Chilli-Ginger Paste
4 tbsp Sugar
2 tsp Chilli Powder

For seasoning:

6 tbsp Oil
4 tsp Mustard Seeds
4 tsp Til (Sesame Seeds)
1tsp Asafetida (hing)
3 tsp Ajwain (Carom Seeds)

Handvo Preparation:

Wash rice and all other dals properly and soak them for about 6 hours. Then drain the water from soaked ingredients and make a paste of them, now mix sour curd into this paste and kep the mixture overnight for fermentation.

Next day, heat oil in a pan and add green chili-ginger paste and sauté, then add soda bi-carb, turmeric powder, grated pumpkin, chili powder, lemon juice, sugar and salt and mix it well. Apply oil in a plate and spread it over then pour pour fermented batter in it.

Now season the prepared recipe, take a saucepan and heat 4 tbsp oil, put mustard seeds, asafetida, sesame seeds and ajwain and fry them for a few seconds and pour the mixture over the prepared batter.

In a preheated oven, bake the dish for about 35 minutes at a temperature of 200 degree C (400 degree F).

When the crust turns brown, it means that your handvo is ready to eat.