Tuesday, 15 July 2008

Microwave Khandvi (Bengal Gram Flour Swirls)



Khandvi is a Gujarati delicacy. The greatest asset of the Gujarati cuisine is the unparalled variety of snacks called 'Farsan'. Khandvi is one of the rare farsan which has subtle use of oil. Khandvi are soft swirls made from besan (bengal gram flour), the swirls are very thin and difficult to make. Here's a simple recipe to make non-messy, yet authentic Khandvi.

Ingredients:
1 Cup of Besan (Bengal Gram Flour)
3 Cups of Butter Milk
1 Teaspoon of Turmeric Powder
1 Tablespoon of Oil
1 Teaspoon of mustard seeds
1 Teaspoon of sesame seeds
2-3 Finely chopped green chillies
chopped coriander
grated fresh coconut
Salt to taste

Method:
1. Mix besan, salt, turmeric powder and buttermilk. Mix it properly and see to it no lumps are formed.



2. Place the batter in Microwave for 5 Minutes. Then remove the batter from the microwave and mix it properly.
3. Again place it in the Microwave for 3 Minutes.
4. Grease the reverse side of steel plate (thali) with oil or spread an Aluminium foil.
5. Remove the batter and spread small amount of it on the foil or greased steel plate, if the batter does not stick and can be easily rolled, that means its ready and if it sticks then place it again in the microwave for 2 minutes.
6. Once ready, spread the batter on foil or greased steel plate. Let it cool for 1 minute. Then cut the batter in to thin strips and roll the strips.
7. When all the khandvies are ready, heat the oil and add mustard seeds, sesame seeds, chooped green chillies and when the mustard seeds starts spluttering, spread the tempering on the rolled khandvies.
8. Garnish the khandvi with coriander and grated coconut and serve them with Green Chutney



8 comments:

Vaidehi 15 July 2008 at 19:11  

Hi purva,
welcome to food blogging world..I love Gujarati Cuisine....
yeah !! I would love to be your Foodie friend.. and I am looking forward for more tasty and mouthwatering Gujarati recipes from my Foodie friend :)
thanks

chakali

rekhas kitchen 16 July 2008 at 04:55  

hi,purva you have a nice blog and nice recipes too I never made this one but I love to eat. nice recipe,first time in your blog you have nice recipes will try some of them visit my blog
www plantainleaf.blogspot.com

Purva Desai 16 July 2008 at 10:25  

Vaidehi,
you will surely get taste of yummy gujarati cuisine along with other exciting world cuisine recipes

Dani,
Thank you for stopping by and for appreciating my efforts.

Rekha,
Thank you for visiting and once you try them let me know how they turned out. You have nice yummy blog too.

rekhas kitchen 16 July 2008 at 11:41  

hi, purva can I have your mail id so that I can explain you to how to link an event just leave it in my comments I will remove that after I read it. sure I would love to be your foodie friend and sure I will be there in your blog every day pareshan math ho yaar me ho na

VEGETABLE PLATTER 16 July 2008 at 16:41  

Hey .. First trime @ your blog ... nice recipes

Purva Desai 16 July 2008 at 17:36  

hey Veggie platter!!
thanks for visiting....

Supriya 30 September 2009 at 19:11  

Ur khandvis are drool-worthy Purva. I have had no luck making them so far. Next time I muster up courage to try these, I will do it ur way.

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