Prepare this awesome mouth watering Gujarati Handvo made with sooji (rawa / semolia). This is a perfect treat for evening snacks or even for dinner.
Preparation Time : 10 minutes
Cooking Time : 30 minutes
Sooji/ Semolina – 1 Cup
Gram Flour/ Besan – 1 Tbsp
Buttermilk – 1 1/2 Cup
Grated ginger as per taste
Garlic and chilly paste as per taste
salt to taste
Turmeric powder – 1 Tsp
1 Take a sooji in bowl.
2 Add besan ,salt , turmeric powder, grated ginger, garlic and chilly paste and mix well.
3 Add buttermilk , mix well. Keep mixing to ensure no lumps appears in the batter.
4 Give batter a rest for the 30 minutes.
5 After 30 minutes add kasuri methi and fresh chopped coriander leaves and mix well.
6 Heat 3 to 4 tbsp oil in pan .we need a oil in bit of quantity to avoid handvo sticking in pan and becoming dry in the process.
7 Add mustard seeds,let them splutter.
8 Add cumin seeds,let them splutter.
9 meanwhile take batter which is prepared, add 1/4 tsp baking soda + 1/4 tsp citric acid ( substitute of 1/2 tsp Eno) and pour 1 tsp buttermilk again to activate soda and citric acid, mix well.
10 now put the tadka pan back on flame. add curry leaves, sesame seeds.
11 Now pour prepared batter , sprinkle some more sesame seeds . Cover with lid and cook for 10 – 15 minutes.
12 Now flip it up side down and do not cover lid .keep it open else upper layer will become soggy.
13 cook for another 10 -12 minutes.
14 Serve hot with green chutney or catchup.
Add black sesame seeds also when you add white ones