Oats Handvo | Oats and Multiseed Savoury Loaf

You will need :-
  • 2 cup oats
  • 1 cup coarse semolina
  • 1 cup sour yogurt
  • 1 cup chopped mix vegetables ( carrots, green beans, peas, sweetcorn )
  • 1/4 cup grated bottle gourd ( lauki-dudhi ) Optional
  • 1-2 tbsp fresh coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 1 tsp achaar masala or fresh fenugreek leaves
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard and cumin seeds
  • pinch of asafoetida ( hing)
  • 2-3 tbsp sesame and sunflower seeds
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp sugar ( optional )
  • 1 cup water
  • 1.5 tsp baking powder or 3/4 tsp bi carbonate soda

Pre heat oven to gas mark 5. Line a loaf pan with parchment paper .
Roast oats in non stick pan for 4-5 minutes transfer into another bowl and leave it aside to cool slightly.
In the same pan roast semolina for 4-5 minutes too.
When oats gets little cool grind in to grinder and make coarse flour.
In big bowl add coarse oats, semolina, salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and sugar.
Add to this sour yogurt and water in the flour mixture and mix well, now add  all the vegetables chopped coriander and mix well. Add 1 tsp achaar masala but DO NOT MIX.
Now prepare tadka ( tempering) in a tiny pan or skillet heat 2tbsp oil add mustard and cumin seeds, when splutter add hing.
Add oil mixture ( tadka ) into batter on top of the achaar masala, it is very important in this dish.
Now stir in baking powder,mix everything, check seasoning .
Pour the batter into a prepared  loaf pan and sprinkle sesame and sunflower seeds.
Bake the loaf in preheated oven at least 40 minutes, or until tooth pick inserted in to the centre of the loaf comes out clean.
Let it slightly cool before serving..Enjoy with cup of tea


  1. Looks gorgeous and very healthy loaf.
    I love this season mainly for the snow.Missing it here...

  2. Beautiful snow covered land. Amazing sight. Bread looks awesome.

  3. Lovely Savory... nice one.Thanks for sharing.

  4. Looks so tempting... Yum yum yum

  5. Wat a healthy and delicious savoury loaf,love that beautiful crust.

  6. Very healthy snack though it's filling I am sure its worth every bite.


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