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Baked handvo


Recipe by Mariya chauhan of Modasa, IN

cake of rice & mix daal

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 1 cup Rice
    • 1/2 cup Split pigeon pea (toor dal/arhar dal)
    • 1/4 cup Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal)
    • 2 tbsp Split Bengal gram (chana dal)
    • 2 tbsp Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal)
    • 1/2 cup Sour yogurt
    • 2 tsp Soda bicarbonate
    • Salt to taste
    • 4 tsp Sugar
    • 2 tsp Red chili powder
    • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
    • 4 tbsp Oil
    • 2 Whole dry red chillies
    • 1 Bay leaf a pinch
    • Asafoetida
    • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
    • Lemon juice


    1. Soak rice with all dals in five cups of water for two hours. Drain. Grind to a coarse paste and add water to make a batter of medium thick consistency.
    2. Mix in yogurt and a teaspoon of soda bicarbonate. Cover batter and keep in a dark place for two to three hours so that it ferments.Add salt, sugar, red chilli powder, turmeric powder to the batter and mix.
    3. Preheat the oven to 200?C.
    4. Heat oil in a pan, add whole red chillies, bay leaf, asafoetida and mustard seeds.
    5. Sprinkle remaining soda bicarbonate on batter and pour lemon juice on it. Immediately pour hot tempering on this and whisk briskly.
    6. Grease small moulds. Pour batter in each till half full.
    7. Put some water in a baking tray and place the moulds on it. Cook in the preheated oven at 200?C for twenty to twenty five minutes.
    8. Demould the handvo. Serve with green chutney




    Dear Mariya,add grated bottle gourd + fenugreek leaves + coriander leaves.It tastes better.

    Mariya chauhan

    Mariya chauhan

    hi! mital u can also use this size of baking dish. u can bake at 200.c for 20 to 25 minutes


    What kind of mould???? Can't I use 8" x 8" or 13" x 9" baking dish??? If I use these baking dish how long I have to bake it??? Please reply as I was looking for Handvo recipe from a long time. Thank you.