Handwa Recipe

Handwa Recipe

Handwa or Lentil Pie is a popular Gujarati recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Lentil Pie by following this easy recipe.
Handwa Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 7.4 / 10 (9 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.

Ingredients:
  • 1 Cup tinned lentils
  • 2 tbsp Flour
  • 4 tbsp Butter
  • 2 Onions
  • 1 Pint of vegetable stock
  • Herbs of choice
  • Small garlic clove (optional)
  • 1 Potato, mashed
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
How to make Handwa:
  • Wash the lentils.
  • Melt butter in a frying pan.
  • Fry chopped onions.
  • Remove them from the pan when they turn brown.
  • Put flour into the pan and add stock.
  • Now boil it.
  • Mix together garlic, herbs and seasoning properly.
  • Place lentils and onions into an oven proof dish.
  • Pour some of the sauce from the frying pan.
  • Cover it with the mashed potato.
  • Bake it for about 1 hour at 200 degrees centigrade.
  • Serve with remaining sauce.

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