Handvo: a Gujarati delicacy

Handvo is a very famous Gujarati recipe made with rice, lentils, and vegetables. It is so delicious and healthy. If you try it once you are going to make it again and again. You can make it during some occasion, celebration or party. You can eat this for breakfast. It is filling and tasty. It is fiber-rich and gives us good proteins and minerals.

You can also try: the Khandvi recipe, Healthy undhiyu recipe

Ingredients for making Handvo:

Rice – 1 cup

Chana dal – ½ cup

White urad dal – 2 tbsp

Toor dal – ½ cup

Curd – ½ cup

Baking soda – ¼ tsp

Bottle gourd grated – 2 cup

Carrot grated – 1

Coriander leaves chopped – 1 tbsp

Oil – 2 tbsp

Mustard seeds – 2 tsp

Curry leaves – 4-5

Asafoetida – ¼ tsp

Turmeric powder – ½ tsp

Sesame seeds – 2 tsp

Salt – as per taste


  • Firstly, take a large bowl, and put rice, moong dal, chana dal, and urad dal in it. Wash them 2-3 times and soak them in water for 4-5 hours.
  • After 4-5 hours, drain the water and put rice, lentils, curd, and ½ cup water into the grinder and make a slightly coarse paste. (add water if required)
  • Then, add bottle gourd, carrot, ginger chilies paste, coriander leaves, sugar, salt, asafoetida, and red chili powder to the batter and Stir well.
  • Now, heat oil in a kadhai on low heat and add mustard and cumin seeds, and let them splutter. Then, add curry leaves.
  • Then, add sesame seeds and spread them all over the kadhai.
  • Add baking soda to the batter and mix well.
  • Then pour the batter into the kadhai evenly and cover it with a lid.
  • After that, wait for 5-7 minutes until the bottom turns golden, then flip it and cook from another side on medium heat.
  • Finally, take out handvo from the kadhai and cut it into pieces before serving.

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