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Gujarati Doodhi Handvo – A savoury cake with bottle gourd
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Mix all the ingredients (include 50 gms til and 1 tbsp of oil) and soak for 4 -5 hours.
  2. Grease the handva vessel with oil from the inside and pour the batter into it. Add the remaining til and oil on top of the batter…
  3. Pour dry sand in the smaller/lower part of the vessel and keep aside…
  4. Keep the the vessel with sand on low flame and then put the bigger vessel on top of the smaller vessel and close the lid and let it cook for a couple of hours or till the batter is cooked.
  5. To check whether the handwa is cooked or not, take a clean knife and dip into the handwa…if the batter does not stick to the knife then it means that the handwa is cooked and ready…
  6. To remove the handwa, slowly slice it into big pieces (after it cools a little bit) and lay it on a plate and serve with chutney…
  7. Serve with green chutney or have it as it is…
Recipe Notes

It might sound a bit complicated but the end product is really delicious to eat…

Happy Deepawali to everbody…Hope everybody has a a happy and safe diwali..

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