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Handvo Recipe

Updated: Mar 11, 2021

1/2 cup semolina flour

1/2 cup chickpea flour

1/2 cup wheat flour

3 tbsp jaggery

1/4 cup chia seeds

1.5 turmeric powder

1 tsp coriander powder

2.5 tsp salt

2 tbsp ginger paste

1 tbsp garlic paste

1 tbsp green chilli paste

1/2 tsp chilli flakes

Juice of 1 lemon

1 bottle gourd grated

2 medium carrots grated

1/2 cup water

1 cup yogurt

3 tbsp oil

1.5 tsp baking powder

1 tsp eno


2 stems curry leaves

2 Dry red chillies

3 cloves

3 Cinnamon sticks

1 tbsp olive Oil

2 tsp Sesame seeds


Black sesame seeds for sprinkling.


Bake the handvo for 45-50 minutes in a hot oven at 180 degrees.

This is a teatime favourite served with masala chai. You can subs the bottle guard with other vegetables like grated potato, courgette, onions, spinach, kale etc.

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