Khandvi, also known as patuli or dahivadi, is a savoury snack comprising of yellowish tightly rolled bite-sized pieces. Made of gram flour and yoghurt, it is considered an appetizer as well.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Serves 2



  • Besan (chickpea flour) – ½ cup
  • Sour butter milk – 1¼ cup
  • Hing (asafetida) – two pinch
  • Haldi (turmeric)            – one pinch
  • Salt – to taste
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds – ¼ tsp
  • Green chillies, chopped – 1 no.
  • Coconut, shredded – 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves – 1 sprig
  • Coriander leaves, chopped – 1 tsp


  1. Mix water, flour, salt and turmeric to form a batter.
  2. Heat oil in a heavy pan and add batter.
  3. Stir batter well and evenly to avoid lump formation.
  4. Cook till batter does not taste raw, stirring continuously.
  5. When done in about 7-8 minutes, pour a in a large flat tray.
  6. Spread batter as thin as possible using a spatula or the back of a large flat spoon.
  7. Use circular outward movements as done for flattening dosas.
  8. When cool, cut into 2-inch wide strips. Carefully roll each strip, repeat for all strips.
  9. Place rolls in a serving dish and season by sprinkling coconut, curry leaves and coriander over rolls.
  10. Heat oil in a small pan for tempering and add cumin, asafoetida, curry leaves and chillies.
  11. Add sesame seeds and immediately pour over khandvi rolls.
  12. Serve rolls with garlic chutney.

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