Dec 22, 2011

Khandvi (Pressure cooker method)

Here's the recipe of Microwave Khandvi

Khandvi (Pressure cooker method)

A popular Gujarati Snack !!!

Makes: 2 thalis


1 cup ( 100 g ) besan (gram flour / kadala maav / chone pitti)
2 cups ( 200 ml ) thin butter milk
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon ginger paste
1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon salt (or to taste)

For seasoning:

2 teaspoon oil
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
¼ teaspoon jeera (cumin seeds) optional
2 pinches asafoetida (hing)
1 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves
1 tablespoon grated coconut (optional)


Grease 2 steel thalis with ½ teaspoon oil and keep it ready.

In a wide bowl or Tupperware quick shaker, mix 1 cup besan (gram flour / kadala maav) and 2 cups (200 ml) butter milk. Add ginger paste, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt. Make smooth solution.

Transfer this besan – butter milk – smooth spice solution into a bowl. Keep this bowl in a pressure cooker and pressure cook on high heat till 4 whistles. Switch off the heat. Allow the cooker to cool naturally. Open the pressure cooker lid.

Pour 2 ladleful ( or 1/2 cup ) of the mixture immediately on a greased plate evenly ( make very thin layer ) and let it cool for 8 – 10 minutes.

When cool , cut into 2 ‘’ / 4 ‘’ pieces. Now roll them carefully . Sprinkle coriander leaves and grated coconut (optional).

For seasoning:

Heat oil in a frying pan. Add mustard seeds. When they start splutter add jeera and asfoetida. Pour this seasoning over khandvi. Serve warm or cool.


Sindhu Unnikrishnamenon said...

nice we cook the formula it is very good

disha said...

Thank u fr the recipes will give it a try