Mixed Vegetable Handvo, Non Fried Snacks

Mixed Vegetable Handvo ( Non- Fried Snacks )

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Mixed Vegetable Handvo is a delicious snack made with readymade idli batter reinforced with loads of tasty, juicy, crunchy veggies!

A tempering of mustard and sesame seeds adds to the flavour and aroma of this tasty treat. We have cooked the handvo in a tava and cut it into handy-sized pieces for easy serving.

This yummy snack is neither too complex nor does it require deep-frying, yet it is irresistibly tasty and sure to be loved by all!

It is easy to make, and can be made without any advance planning as it requires no soaking or fermentation. Serve it with green chutney for a satiating tea-time snack!

You can also add more fun to your tea-time with other non-fried snacks like Batata Vada and Patra .

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Mixed Vegetable Handvo, Non Fried Snacks recipe - How to make Mixed Vegetable Handvo, Non Fried Snacks

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 3 servings
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For The Handvo Batter
2 cups readymade idli batter
1/4 cup grated bottle gourd (doodhi / lauki)
1/4 cup finely chopped spinach (palak)
2 tbsp grated onions
2 tbsp grated carrot
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp green chilli paste
1/2 tsp garlic (lehsun) paste
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/2 tsp chilli powder
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
6 tsp oil
1 1/2 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1 1/2 tsp sesame seeds (til)
3 pinches of asafoetida (hing)

For Serving
green chutney
For the handvo batter

  1. Combine all the ingredients along with approx. 2 tbsp of water in a deep bowl and mix well. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Divide the handvo batter into 3 equal portions and keep aside.
  2. Heat 2 tsp of oil in a small non-stick pan, add ½ tsp of mustard seeds, ½ tsp of sesame seeds and a pinch of asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  3. Pour a portion of the prepared handvo batter and spread it evenly, cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes or till it turns golden brown in colour.
  4. Turnover and again cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes or till it turns golden brown in colour from the other side as well.
  5. Remove on a chopping board, cut the handvo into 4 equal pieces.
  6. Repast steps 2 to 5 to make 2 more handvos.
  7. Serve immediately with green chutney.

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Nutrient values per serving
Energy178 cal
Protein3.3 g
Carbohydrates16.6 g
Fiber2.3 g
Fat10.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A687.8 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.9 mg
Vitamin C6.2 mg
Folic Acid24.1 mcg
Calcium54.7 mg
Iron1.2 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium12 mg
Potassium147 mg
Zinc1 mg

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Mixed Vegetable Handvo, Non Fried Snacks
 on 25 May 17 05:30 AM

Mixed Vegetable Handvo, Non Fried Snacks
 on 23 May 17 06:02 PM

It''s only idli batter? And no besan to be added?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Deepa, as the recipe says no besan, it is a variation of the handvo.
24 May 17 09:17 AM
Mixed Vegetable Handvo ( Non- Fried Snacks )
 on 10 Mar 16 06:48 PM

Superb excellent dish kids also loves. It''s healthy recipe and mouthwatering ??????
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Rekha. We are delighted you loved the Handvo recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback. Happy Cooking.
11 Mar 16 10:17 AM