Sev is an Indian version of noodles that are deep-fried and is made with gram flour. With gram flour, there are a lot of ingredients that are mixed making it spicy and tangy. Also, sev is very much popular in Rajasthan and is one of the favorite tea time namkeen. So let’s see how to make Sev.
Besan 1 cup
Baking Powder 1/2 tsp
Salt 1/2 tsp – or to taste
Red Mirchi Powder 1/4 tsp
Turmeric 1/4 tsp
Hing 1-2 pinch
Black Salt 1/4 tsp
Garam Masala 1/4 tsp
Lehsun Paste 1/4 tsp Optional
Ghee /Oil 1 cup for frying
Slightly warm water 1 cup
- In a bowl put the besan and add salt, Red Mirchi Powder, Turmeric, Hing, Garam Masala (Lehsun Paste – optional can be skipped if not taking).
- First of all, mix all the ingredients dry. Add two tbsp of oil and mix well.
- Now add warm water by stirring the mixture so that there are no lumps in the mixture.
- The mixture should not be so thick or thin and Keep the mixture on rest for 10-15 minutes.
- Now in a pan heat the oil/ghee and put the mixture in the sev making handy machine by fixing the plate of choice, size, and design for making namkeen sev.
- Press on the above side and from bottom sev will be coming in shape and put in the hot oil directly to fry.
- After frying takes out all the sev and keeps on tissue paper so that extra oil is separated.
- If sev making machine is not then take one small plastic bag and put the mixture in such a way like cone shape and cutting slightly the cone side.
- Fry in hot oil by pressing on the upper side of the cone and the mixture will be coming out from bottom round shape.
- Fry the sev and put off on the tissue paper so that extra oil is separated.
Your sev is ready to be served. Also, it can be served along with or on the top of chaats like Bhala and samosa chaat. Also in Indore sev are served over Poha making the base of famous Indori poha.
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