Thursday, July 15, 2010

Indian Cooking Challenge - Kara Sev

When Srivalli announced 'Kara Sev' for this months ICC Challenge, I had planned to make a few batches of both the sev versions that were provided to us. However, this past month was relatively hectic and so I didn't get a chance to make these ahead of time. I literally got done making this sev few minutes back. The recipe was simple and easy to follow and the results were really amazing! I have made sev in the past several times either by using only rice flour or only besan but never a combination of the two. I think it was the combination of these two flours that made these sev very crispy and delicious! We both loved it very much!

Ingredients -
11/4 cup gram flour/ besan
1/2 cup rice flour
1 tsp red chilli powder
1/4 tsp black pepper coarsely powdered
2 tsps butter/ Ghee
1 pinch cooking soda
3 tsps crushed garlic
Salt to taste.
Oil to deep fry.

Method -
1. Sieve both Gram flour and Rice flour together in a bowl.
2. Add red chilli powder, black pepper powder, salt, garlic, butter/ ghee and cooking soda.
3. Mix thoroughly with hand. It should look like bread crumbs. Divide the dough into 2 portions.
4. Take one portion of this mixture, sprinkle water, knead like Puri dough.
5. Heat oil in a kadai, use sev maker/ chakli press. Put some dough in the sev maker and press directly into oil.
6. Deep fry in oil , drain excess oil.
7. After cooling this off, store this in an airtight container.


Priya said...

Kara sev looks super prefect and utterly yummy...

Scraps said...

Looks great!

Shabitha Karthikeyan said...

I really want second Priya..Kara sev everywhere..really tempting !!!

Vegetarian Yogini said...

very tempting! Thanks for sharing!

jenn said...

Thanks for the recipe I have never tasted this before but loved it at first bite.


veena krishnakumar said...

kara sev looks so perfect and crispy

Srivalli said...

Kara sev has come out so well..thanks for joining!

Sathya Priya said...

Wow ..This sev looks amazing .I too updated kara sev today .I am your new follower .Glad if you follow me back