Poha Nachni Handvo

Poha Nachni Handvo

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poha nachni handvo is a nourishing and satiating snack. Learn how to make Indian snack for high blood pressure.

Super-healthy nachni handvo made of poha and nachni flour, and super-tasty too? Yes, we are not kidding you. Try this for taste, and you will believe us. So, we have used a batter of curds, poha and nachni flour, perked up with a traditional tempering and spice powders, not to forget a basketful of tasty and nutritious fiber rich veggies to make this tasty nachni handvo.

To make poha nachni handvo, combine the curds and 1½ cups of water in a deep bowl and whisk well. Add the poha, mix well and keep aside for 20 minutes. Add the bottle gourd, carrot, green peas, ginger-green chilli paste, sugar, turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt and mix well. Keep aside. Heat the oil in a small non-stick pan, add the mustard seeds, sesame seeds and asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds. Add this tempering to the poha- curd-vegetable mixture and mix well. Add the nachni flour and mix well. Divide the batter into 6 equal portions. Heat a 100 mm. (4”) diameter non-stick pan and grease it with ¼ tsp of oil. Pour a portion of the batter on it and spread it evenly, cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 10 to 12 minutes or till both the sides turn golden brown in colour. Cut the handvo into 4 equal portions and serve poha nachni handvo immediately.

Made with just the right amount of salt, this recipe is ideal for those with high blood pressure. Heart patients too can indulge in this snack. Being cooked with minimal oil, it has a restricted amount of fat. One handvo with 125 calories are perfect wholesome snack for hypertension as well as Pregnant women who have high blood pressure.

The use of nachni in this Indian snack for high blood pressure, is also adds in a dose of calcium which helps in bone strengthening. Serve it with green chutney and relish its flavours.

Tips for poha nachni handvo. 1. Do not prepare the batter too much in advance as it will release water and make it difficult to make the handvo. 2. Also, remember that the Poha Nachni Handvo takes time to cook, but you must be patient and cook it on a medium flame. 3. Serve immediately as it is made with less oil.

You can also try other recipes like Healthy Stuffed Luchi and Grilled Sweet Potato.

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Poha Nachni Handvo recipe - How to make Poha Nachni Handvo

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 handvos
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Ingredients
Method
    Method
  1. Combine the curds and 1½ cups of water in a deep bowl and whisk well.
  2. Add the poha, mix well and keep aside for 20 minutes.
  3. Add the bottle gourd, carrot, green peas, ginger-green chilli paste, sugar, turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt and mix well. Keep aside.
  4. Heat the oil in a small non-stick pan, add the mustard seeds, sesame seeds and asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  5. Add this tempering to the poha- curd-vegetable mixture and mix well.
  6. Add the nachni flour and mix well.
  7. Divide the batter into 6 equal portions.
  8. Heat a 100 mm. (4”) diameter non-stick pan and grease it with ¼ tsp of oil. Pour a portion of the batter on it and spread it evenly, cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 10 to 12 minutes or till both the sides turn golden brown in colour.
  9. Repeat step 8 to make 5 more handvos.
  10. Cut each handvo into 4 equal portions and serve immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per handvo
Energy125 cal
Protein2.9 g
Carbohydrates20.1 g
Fiber2.5 g
Fat3.3 g
Cholesterol2.7 mg
Sodium138.1 mg

Reviews

Poha Nachni Handvo
 on 02 Dec 20 08:51 PM
5

Nachini didn''t taste better ever before. Very tasty & quick recipe. Thanks Team TD
Poha Nachni Handvo
 on 22 Jun 20 09:06 PM
5

Poha used in this fashion can''t even think of... Too yummy and healthy recipe without onion garlic... Just wanted to know if ragi flour could be replaced with quinoa flour or any other kind of flour like bajra or jowar flour? Please advice!
Tarla Dalal
06 Aug 20 09:58 PM
   Hi, Yes you can replace the flour of your choice.
Poha Nachni Handvo
 on 24 Mar 19 05:57 PM
5

Can we use jowar flour instead of Nachni
Tarla Dalal
25 Mar 19 09:09 AM
   Hi Anshu, Yes, you can use jowar flour instead of nachni.
Poha Handwa
 on 13 Apr 17 04:45 PM
5

The taste was nice despite less salt. The vegetables added in this recipe further enhance its taste... Very quick to make too...