Quick Pan Handvo
Quick Pan Handvo -- Recipe to make popular Gujarati snack instantly -- this is a filling and delicious dish that is crispy on the outside and soft inside. Serve with green chutney.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Servings: 4 serving
- 1 cup Sooji (Semolina)
- ¼ cup Besan (chickpea flour)
- 1 ~ 1½ cups Yogurt
- 2 ~ 3 Chilies Green , finely chopped
- 1 Ginger " piece, finely grated
- 1 cup Veggies of choice (I used shredded cabbage and carrot, but traditionally bottle gourd or lauki is used)
- ½ tsp Cumin Ground
- ½ tsp Coriander Ground
- ¼ tsp Turmeric
- To taste Salt
- ¼ tsp Baking Soda
- 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
- 1 tbsp Sesame Seeds
In a mixing bowl, combine sooji, besan, ground cumin & coriander, ginger, green chilies, 3tbsp oil, shredded vegetables and salt. Mix well and add water slowly to make a thick pour-able batter. Set aside for 30 minutes.
When ready to make the handvo, stir in the baking soda into the batter and mix well.
Heat 2tbsp oil in a cast iron or other heavy base pan on medium heat. Add the mustard seeds, sesame seeds and curry leaves. Once the seeds start to splutter
Mix well and pour the prepared batter into the hot pan.
Cover and cook on low flame until the bottom is crispy and golden brown. Carefully flip over and cook till the other side is crispy and golden.
Serve hot with green chutney.