How to make Corn Handwa -

Gujarati style Baked cake with Corn.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Corn Kernels (मकई के दाने), Rice Flour Coarse

Cuisine : Gujarati

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Corn Handwa

Corn Handwa Recipe Card


Hindi: makai
Corn was indigenous to America, but is now grown throughout the world. It is used as a vegetable, briefly boiled or roasted or eaten with butter. And it would also interest you to know that the favourite popcorn, made by popping the small corn kernels, is a wholesome cereal food and is easily digested. Besides this, corn sees its use in various other ways – salads, soups, subzis and even sweets too!

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 51-60 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Corn Handwa Recipe

  • Corn Kernels 4 cups

  • Rice Flour Coarse chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Sesame seeds (til) 1 tablespoon

  • Green chilli paste 2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Gram flour (besan) 1/2 cup

  • Rice flour coarse 2 cups

  • Yogurt 1/4 cup

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 8-10


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180°C. Grind fresh corn with coriander leaves, sesame seeds, green chilli paste and salt.

Step 2

Mix well Add gram flour, rice powder and yogurt. Mix into a medium thick batter using warm water.

Step 3

Set aside to ferment for five to six hours. Heat oil in a frying pan, add mustard seeds and curry leaves.

Step 4

Add the corn mixture and mix well. Pour in a greased baking tray. Bake in the preheated oven for forty five to fifty minutes. Serve warm with the chutney and tomato sauce.

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