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How to make Khandvi - Soft melt in the mouth savoury gram flour and yogurt pin wheel rolls with a delicious tempering.

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This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Gram flour, Yogurt (दही)

Cuisine : Gujarati

Course : Snacks and Starters

Khandvi
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This Gujarati snack is a treat to eat but can be a little tricky to make. Gram flour and yogurt flavoured with green chilli paste are cooked into a lump free mixture smeared on a greased surface, rolled into a pin wheel and then tempered with mustard seeds, fresh coriander and coconut. Getting your perfect khandvi can take a bit of practice, but you won’t be complaining because even the scraps from this fun activity taste just as delicious.

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Khandvi
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Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Difficult

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Khandvi Recipe

  • Gram flour 1 1/4 cups

  • Yogurt 1 cup

  • Ginger 1 inch

  • Green chillies 2

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Coconut scraped 2 teaspoons

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped a few sprigs

Method

Step 1

Sieve besan and keep in a bowl. Grind ginger and green chillies. Grease the reverse side of a few thalis or marble table top with a little oil. Make buttermilk with yogurt and half a cup of water.

Step 2

Mix the besan with ginger-green chilli paste, salt, turmeric powder, lemon juice and buttermilk, taking care that no lumps remain.

Step 3

Cook this mixture, stirring continuously, in a thick bottomed pan till it becomes a smooth thick batter. It takes a little time to get ready.

Step 4

Quickly spread portions of the mixture over the greased inverted thalis or marble table top as thinly as possible while the batter is still hot.

Step 5

When cool, cut into strips two inches wide and roll them tightly. Heat two tablespoons of oil and add a pinch of asafoetida and mustard seeds.

Step 6

When they splutter, pour over the pieces. Serve garnished with scraped coconut and chopped coriander leaves.

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