Sev recipe I Easy diwali snack

Recipe Categories: Diwali recipes,Snacks

Homemade sev is very delicious and crunchy snack made during Diwali. This can be topped up in many chaats , breakfast dishes and snacks. Sev is a mild spiced, deep fried savory snack made during Diwali, Besan Sev is nothing but gram flour noodles. It is quick and easy to make recipe and a great snack for all occasions. Just try this delicious crunchy snack for this Diwali :)

Preparation time – 10 min

Cooking time – 10 min

Serves – 4

Ingredients – 


Gram flour – 1 cup

Rice flour – 3 tbs

Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

Oil – 1 tbs

Salt to taste

Oil to deep fry

Chakli machine with sev mould (mould with tiny holes)

Method –

To make or to prepare Sev – 

Sieve the flour and add flour, salt, turmeric powder, oil in a bowl mix well.


Mix it by adding little and little water slowly, knead it to a smooth and soft dough. (The dough should be neither hard nor too soft, it should be easy to press in the mould)


Take a chakli machine fit the sev mould, grease the inner surface with oil, fill it with prepared dough and keep ready. Mean while heat oil in a deep frying pan in a medium flame.


When oil is hot, hold the machine over the pan, turn the handle of the machine and press out thin strands to fall into oil slowly move the machine in a circular motion.


Deep fry both side for 2 minutes on a medium flame until it becomes crisp and light brown in colour.


Remove it with a clip utensil or with a slotted spoon to drain oil in it.


Put it on a paper towel to drain excess oil in it. Repeat the same procedure for remaining dough. allow it to cool for 10 to 15 min, then break/crush it into small pieces and store it in a air tight container for 2 weeks or more.


Crispy, crunchy sev is ready. It is quick and very easy to prepare, just  try and Enjoy!!!

Note – For flavour you can soak 1/2 tsp of ajwin/ om seeds in  warm water for 15 min, gently squeeze and strain, collect the water and add it to prepare the dough, to get flavored sev.

You can add chilly powder to make spicy sev.

Sprinkle prepared sev on poha, upma or any chaats to make it more yummy.


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