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March 18, 2009

CRISPY NAMKEEN- BESAN SEV

besan sev

I made this on Holi, as my mom really loves it in fact anyone who tastes this once is bound to do so, it is simply fabulous with a cup of Tea/Coffee, and is very addictive! You can make loads in advance as this keeps well for weeks stored in an airtight container, have fun munching away…

  • Ingredients-
  • Gramflour(besan)-2 cups
  • Garlic paste- 1 tbsp
  • Ajwain- 1/2tsp
  • Salt –acc. to taste
  • Oil –2 tbsp
  • Red chilli powder-1/2 tsp
  • Black pepper powder-1/2 tsp
  • Refined oil for deep frying

Method-

Combine all the above and with the addition of water knead into a smooth dough, just be careful while adding water, add little at a time, or dough will be too sticky, use oiled hands and rest the dough awhile if it seems too sticky to handle. Next take a sev press which has these holes in the bottom and oil the press, make a cylinder of the dough and stuff into press, turn around while keeping a wok of hot oil ready, press out directly into oil, a small batch at a time and fry till crisp.Drain on paper towels.Repeat with rest of the dough.

Garlic paste adds a special flavor but can be omitted if you want something regular.A great way of serving this sev is with some chopped onion, tomatoes, coriander and lemon juice on top, yum!

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This namkeen is off to SWC-Meals on wheels, as it can be stored without worrying about spoilage and is great while travelling.

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11 comments :

Trupti March 19, 2009 at 1:40 AM  

besan shev looks mouthwatering Bindiya.

Superchef March 19, 2009 at 2:39 AM  

ive never tried my hands at making any indian namkeen!! this looks really crispy!! i can keep munchin on this for ever!!

Andhra Flavors March 19, 2009 at 5:55 AM  

I have similar Snack that haldiram sev. but your is looks perfect and yummy.

srikars kitchen March 19, 2009 at 4:15 PM  

besan sev looks yummy & tempting dear..

RAKS KITCHEN March 19, 2009 at 4:51 PM  

Wow! Looks great! I have never tried b4...tempting much to make!

vidhas March 22, 2009 at 7:48 PM  

Besan sev looks tempting. My husband is fond of all namkeens. Thanks for sharing, urely will give a try. Thanks for sharing.

Anonymous ,  December 21, 2010 at 3:53 PM  

Its really great Yar

Anonymous ,  August 26, 2011 at 12:12 PM  

thanks dear, really very usefull..

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