Steamed Handvo

Steamed Handvo

Steamed Handvo

Our very own humble recipe from Gujarat now offering a cupful nutrient in the comforts of your kitchen. 

Time: 60 minutes

Serves: 6  

Ingredients for Steamed Handvo

1 cup whole moong, soaked in hot water for 2 hours

1 cup green peas, crushed

2 tbsp semolina

1 tbsp gram flour

2 tbsp coriander; finely chopped

1 tsp green chilly paste

1 tsp garlic paste

1 tsp ginger paste

salt as required

1 ½ tsp fruit salt

1 tsp peanut oil for greasing


1 tbsp peanut oil

2 tsp mustard seeds

1/2 tsp carom seeds

2 whole Kashmiri red chillies; broken into pieces

2 tsp sesame seeds

1/2 tsp asafoetida

Steamed HandvoInstructions for Steamed Handvo

  1. Lightly grease tea cups with 1 tsp peanut oil and keep aside till further use.
  2. Grind soaked moong into a course paste using ½ cup fresh water and transfer into a mixing bowl.
  3. To this, add semolina, crushed peas, gram flour, chopped coriander, green chilly paste, garlic paste, ginger paste, salt and ¼ cup of water. Mix well. Rest the mixture for 10 minutes.
  4. To the mixture, add fruit salt and 2 tsp of water. Mix immediately and fill the greased cups till ¾th full.
  5. Place in a steamed on high flame for 15 minutes.
  6. While this is steaming, heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds and allow these to crackle. Add in carom seeds, Kashmiri chilly, sesame seeds, asafoetida and turn the flame off.
  7. Spoon a little on each of the steamed handvo.
  8. Serve hot.


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