June 24, 2012

How to Make Khandvi in Microwave

Recipe by Naiya Sheth: Khandvi is a very popular snack of India - Gujarat. This can be called low cal recipe also. But actually, it has a long process to make khandvi on fire. To avoid stirring I tried to make it in the microwave. so here it’s an easy homemade recipe for khandvi in a microwave.

Preparation time – 20 minutes
Cooking time – 8 to 10 minutes
Serves – 4 people

Ingredients to make Khandvi:

For Khandvi:

1 cup very fine gram flour (besan)
1 tablespoon refined flour
2 cups buttermilk
½ teaspoon crushed green chilly
½ teaspoon crushed ginger
½ teaspoon turmeric powder
Salt to taste

For tadka (vaghar):

2 tablespoon oil
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1 pinch asafoetida
1 tablespoon sesame seeds
2 to 3 green chilly
2 to 3 dry red chilly
8 to 10 curry leaves
½ teaspoon red chilli powder

For garnishing:

Chopped coriander
Grated coconut

Method to make Khandvi:

  • In a big microwave proof bowl, mix flours, buttermilk and salt and cook for 3 minutes at MICRO HI.
  • Add turmeric powder and crushed ginger and chilli paste. Again cook for 3 minutes at MICRO HI.
  • Remove from microwave and spread a very thin layer on a flat surface. Let it cool for 2 minutes.
  • Cut thin long slices and roll them. Assemble them on a serving dish.
  • Mix all the ingredients of vaghar in a microwave proof bowl and cook for 1 minute at MICRO HI.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander and grated coconut.
  • Hot and healthy Khandvi is ready to serve.

Tips to make Khandvi:

  • Tadka can be made on fire also. For that heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds to it, when it crackles add asafoetida, sesame seeds, curry leaves and both chillies.


  • Cooking time may differ by the brand. Check before spreading.

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