Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins

These delicate gram flour rolls spiced with flavoured oil, coconut and coriander makes a really stunning cold starter for all age group. It is an acquired art, so if you do fail first time, please do not give up and try again. Once you have learnt the technique, this will become one of the most impressive dishes in your repertoire.

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4 persons
Author: Jyoti Shah
Ingredients for khandvi mixture
  • ¾ cup sieved gram flour
  • 1 tsp oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 cup/250ml cold water
  • Pinch of turmeric powder
  • 1 cup/250ml live natural yoghurt ready-made
  • ½ tsp chilli paste
Ingredients for Garnishing
  • 2 tbsp desiccated coconut
  • 1 tbsp fresh coriander
Ingredients for Tempering
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • Pinch of hing (asafoetida)
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  1. Mix gram flour, water, yoghurt, oil and turmeric powder thoroughly with whisk and pour mixture in micro proof container. Cook covered for 4 minutes on medium high and stir with a whisk. Add salt to taste. Cook again for 2 minutes on high.
  2. Spread the mixture as quickly as possible and thinly with a flat spatula on a thin plastic sheet. Brush oil on khandvi and sprinkle coriander and coconut. Cut khandvi with a spatula 1 inch wide and roll and arrange beautifully on a serving dish.
  3. To prepare tempering heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. Let it crackle and then add pinch of hing. Pour this over khandvi with a teaspoon and lastly garnish with coconut and coriander.

Recipe Notes

This khandvi is prepared in a 650 Watt microwave using a microwave casserole. If you have a high Watt microwave, reduce the time by half minute for every 100 Watt.