Friday, April 12, 2013

Carrot and kasoori Methi Handvo cupcakes / Indian savory lentil cupcakes

Gujaratis love their farsan. Farsan means snack fried or baked any thing. Handvo is one farsan which every house has different recipe but the outcome is always delicious. You can add any grated vegetables in it and most fussy kids even don't know that and eat it. Only thing for this dish is that you have to think and prepare for it day in advance because you have to soak the dals and then you have  to let it  fermented for whole night. But when you wait for something for so long then it  outcome is always delicious. So lets soak dals first and then we can go ahead and make it.

Traditionally you can make it in big pot with full of sand and above that you put your pan full of mixture and let them cook slowly but now we all use oven, its fast and tasty too. But I dont like to make it one big cake of it so I try to make this in cupcake so I can watch my portion too.

1/4 cup toover dal 
1 tbsp urad dal
1 tbsp green mung dal  
1 tbsp  chana dal (split bengal gram)
1/2 cup  rice
1/4 cup sour yogert
3/4 cup grated carrot
1 tsp kasoori methi
3 tsp oil
2 tsp lemon juice
a pinch of  soda bi carb
1/4 tsp chili powder
1/4 tsp  turmeric powder
1 tsp ginger and green chili paste
 salt  to taste
For Tempering :
1/2 tsp  Mustard seeds
1/2 tsp Sesame seeds white
1/4 tsp Hing
2 red dry chili


Clean, wash and soak all the dals and rice together in enough water for 4-5 hours. Drain and keep aside.
Blend it all soaks lentils in mixture to a smooth texture.
Transfer the mixture in to bowl and add sour curd and mix well and leave it on the counter overnight for fermentation.

Next day, in the bowl add grated carrot, kasoori methi, 1 tsp oil, lemon juice, soda bi carb, chili powder, turmeric powder , ginger and green chili paste and salt and mix it very well.

 Pre heat the oven at 350 F.

Heat a small non stick pan or Vaghariyu. Add remaining two tsp oil  and add mustard seeds in it. when it crackles add sesame seeds, whole red chili and hing.

Pour that over mixture and mix it.

Now if you are using glass or metal muffin pan, you have to spray it with oil.

Pour the mixture in muffin pan and bake it at 350 for 25-30 minutes until toothpick comes out clean.
Leave it on the counter for five minutes. Traditionally it seves with green chutney but I like it with pickle ginger and green chili and salsa.

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  1. That is something so interesting!! Love the savoury cupcakes!!

  2. That's something new & interesting... Savory & healthy cup cakes :) Nice idea mam..

  3. was looking for some savoury muffins,this looks perfect.

  4. Delightful and yummy cupcakes, very inviting...

  5. Yummy and interesting cupcakes dear :-)

  6. So delicious and innovative! :)

  7. Super healthy cup cakes, I have only had sweet cupcakes. Savory one, is brand new to me.
    Looks lovely, Linsy.

  8. Love this new version of handvo....

  9. very innovative and interesting recipe :)handvo cupcakes looks delicious :)

  10. Innovative,healthy and Indian spiced cupcakes,looks yummy!!

  11. gujju and handvo..;) same pinch I've soaked my mixture to make tomorrow..thnx for linking

  12. Really innovative recipe..never thought of it..

  13. WOw so flavorful cupcakes looks super good :)

  14. Those are just awesome Innovation :-) loved it Sushmita

  15. interesting...
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  16. Very innovative recipe, I would love to pick one and eat!

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  19. wow its very gr8 n innovative... thanks for participating on my event....

  20. Handvo as cupcake.! Wow.. very nice Linsy.. My close friend was a gujju and I loved her cooking.. This reminded me of her recipes.. thnx for linking up dear

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