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Watch: Use Leftover Rotis to Make the Classic Gujarati Handvo (Recipe Inside)

Watch: Use Leftover Rotis to Make the Classic Gujarati Handvo (Recipe Inside)

We’ve all had rotis in our kitchen at one point or another. We all know how annoying it can be to deal with. Eating them as is is not an option as the rotis are too chewy to be consumed. Throwing them away would be ethically wrong and a waste of food. What can be the solution to our problem? Don’t worry, we’re behind you. Why not make a delicious breakfast item with the leftover roti?! We have found a way to make Gujarati handvo for breakfast and the recipe is super easy not to mention very tasty.

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The classic Gujarati snack handvo is usually made from a batter of dals and rice and filled with lauki (bottle squash), carrots and coriander leaves. Food blogger Parul Gupta shared a recipe video explaining how to make handvo from leftover rotis.

Roti Handvo Recipe: How To Make Handvo With Leftover Rotis

Start by breaking the leftover roti into small pieces. Grind the broken roti with yogurt into a thick paste. In a bowl, add the roti yogurt mix along with suji and water. Stir well and let it rest for 5 minutes. Time to season the batter – add red chili powder, turmeric powder, salt and ginger-garlic paste. Now add chopped vegetables of your choice. This recipe uses onions, carrots, peppers, and lauki. Add some water and fruit salt, the batter is ready.

For the tadka, heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, hing, coriander seeds, curry leaves and sesame seeds. Now pour the batter into the tadka and let it cook like a handvo. When it’s done, serve the handvo with tomato ketchup or green chutney.

Watch Leftover Roti Handvo’s step-by-step recipe video.

Sounds delicious, right?! Try making this handvo recipe with leftover rotis and tell us how you liked it in the comments section below!