Saturday, 22 November 2014

Khandvi / Surlichi vadi


1 cup besan/ kadle hittu/chana flour
half cup fresh curd
1 teaspoon red chilly powder
half a teaspoon turmeric powder
Salt to taste
1 cup of water
1 teaspoon oil

For seasoning:
1 teaspoon of oil
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1 teaspoon till/sesame seeds
half teaspoon zeera/cumin seeds
2 green chillies finely chopped
some finely chopped coriander leaves

Some grated coconut

Lets start with step by step method of preparing Khandvi or cooked besan rolls. Below is the recipe for Khandvi, Surlichi vadi, besan rolls


Step 1: Mix besan, curd, red chilly powder, turmeric powder,salt, water and oil in mixing bowl(See to it that lumps do not form).Keep some 3 or 4 flat plates ready( the besan mixture will spread on this after step 2).Grease them with some oil

Step 2: Heat a kadai/round bottom pan. Pour the mixture and stir continuously until the mixture becomes a thick paste consistency.

Step 3: Spread a thin layer of the mixture prepared in step 2 nicely, evenly on the plates.

Step 4 : Allow the mixture spread on the plate cool.Meanwhile follow step 5 for seasoning

Step 5: Heat a teaspoon of oil in a seasoning pan, add mustard seeds and zeera  once they splutter, add sesame seeds, finely chopped coriander leaves and green chillies. Close the heat after 5 seconds.
Let the seasoning cool off

Step 6: Pour the seasoning over the plates on which the besan mixture was spread .Take a knife and draw longitudinal lines. From one side try to curl the besan mixture to for small rolls of 2 to 3 turns.

Step 7: Place the curled Khandvis on a plate and granish with grated coconut .You can optionally sprinkle a little lemon juice(provided the curd is not sour).

Serve this with evening tea or coffee.

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