Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Savoury Carrot Semilina Cake (Rawa Handvo) [RECIPE]

Very simple and fast savoury cake recipe. ! Enjoy :)




Ingredients:

For the base:
1 cup ....................... semolina (rawa) 
2 tbsp ...................... gram flour (besan) 
1/2 cup .................... curd (sour curd is preferable)
1 cup ....................... water 
1 tbsp ..................... ginger garlic Paste 
1/2 tsp ..................... sugar 
1 tbsp ....................... oil 
1 cup ....................... grated Carrot 
1/2 tsp ..................... chili flakes / green chili Paste 
1/2 tsp...................... turmeric Powder 
1/2 tsp ..................... red chili powder 
1 tsp    ..................... fruit salt  (eno)
salt to taste 

For tempering:
1/2 tsp .......... mustard Seeds 
1 tsp .............. sesame seeds 
1 tbsp ............ oil 
pinch of asafoetida 

Method:
  • In a big bowl mix together semolina and gram flour along with all the other ingredients for the base except fruit salt. Mix Well and keep aside.
  • Heat oil on a flat non-stick pan.  Add mustard seeds, asafoetida and sesame seeds. 
  • While the tempering is heating up, add the fruit salt to the cake mixture and mix well. 
  • When the seeds start to splutter in the pan, add the cake mixture.
  • Do not disturb the mix once it is on the pan. Let it cook on medium-low heat on one side till its golden brown. Turn it over and let it cook through the other side. [You can use an extra plate or tava to help flip it over]
  • Keep checking in-between to see it's not getting burnt. You can prick a fork in the mixture and if the mixure doesn't stick, it's cooked.
  • Remove from heat and cut into pieces.
  • Ready to serve.