Besan sev is a very famous snack prepared in every household kitchen in India. It is a blend of besan or gram flour and a few spices, which is deep-fried. They are crisp and savory in taste and a great tea time snack. This snack is made during Holi or Diwali, though you can cook throughout the year. At my home, my parents used to make this only in Holi. It has been my favorite since childhood.Besan sev is a very famous snack prepared in every household kitchen in India. It is a blend of besan or gram flour and a few spices, which is deep-fried. They are crisp and savory in taste and a great tea time snack. This snack is made during Holi or Diwali, though you can cook throughout the year

Kids love these, so now it is one of the snack items for my son in his school’s tiffin box. These can be stored in airtight containers since they are deep fried so their shelf life is good. To make this sev you need chakli mold which comes with many pre-fabricated molds to prepare sev with various thickness.

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So let see how to prepare this savory besan sev.Besan sev is a very famous snack prepared in every household kitchen in India. It is a blend of besan or gram flour and a few spices, which is deep-fried. They are crisp and savory in taste and a great tea time snack. This snack is made during Holi or Diwali, though you can cook throughout the year

Besan Sev | Indian Savory Snack

Ingredients                                       8 -10 Serve

2 Cup Besan/gram flour
1/2 Cup rice flour (optional)
1 Tsp carrom seeds
1/2 Tsp turmeric powder
1/2 Tsp baking soda
1/4 Tsp Black pepper/white pepper
2 Pinch asafoetida
1 and 1/2 Salt or as per your taste
3 Tblsp warm oil
1 Cup water to knead
Oil for deep frying

Method

  1. Using rice flour makes them a little softer as compare to using besan alone. Having besan alone makes them very crisp to bite.
  2. Mix all the ingredients mentioned and form a dough using water. Keep it aside for 15 mins.Besan sev is a very famous snack prepared in every household kitchen in India. It is a blend of besan or gram flour and a few spices, which is deep-fried. They are crisp and savory in taste and a great tea time snack. This snack is made during Holi or Diwali, though you can cook throughout the year
  3. Quantity mentioned for the salt was good enough for me and used exactly 1 cup of water to knead.
  4. To make sev you need chakli maker which is easily available in vessels shops or online like Amazon.
  5. You can use any mold as per your choice with this dough. I used the one with many small holes.
  6. Grease the mold from inside and fill it with the dough. It has to move round n round in circle and sev will start coming out of the mold. Deep fry them.Besan sev is a very famous snack prepared in every household kitchen in India. It is a blend of besan or gram flour and a few spices, which is deep-fried. They are crisp and savory in taste and a great tea time snack. This snack is made during Holi or Diwali, though you can cook throughout the year
  7. When they turn golden brown take them out on tissue paper, it will soak extra oil. Let them cool and then keep in airtight container.
  8. Your tea time snack partner besan sev is ready to serve.

Note

  1. You can avoid rice flour in a case to get the more crisp texture.
  2. You can use any mold with this dough.

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Besan Sev | How to make Besan Sev

Besan sev is a very famous snack prepared in every household kitchen in India. It is a blend of besan or gram flour and a few spices, which is deep-fried. They are crisp and savory in taste and a great tea time snack. This snack is made during Holi or Diwali, though you can cook throughout the year.

Course Snack
Cuisine Indian
Keyword besan sev, Festival Recipe, Savory snack recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Resting dough time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 10 Serving
Author code2cook

Ingredients

  • 2 Cup Besan/gram flour
  • 1/2 Cup rice flour (optional)
  • 1 Tsp carrom seeds
  • 1/2 Tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 Tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 Tsp Black pepper/white pepper
  • 2 Pinch asafoetida
  • 1 and 1/2 Salt or as per your taste
  • 3 Tblsp warm oil
  • 1 Cup water to knead
  • Oil for deep frying

Instructions

  1. Using rice flour makes them a little softer as compare to using besan alone. Having besan alone makes them very crisp to bite.

  2. Mix all the ingredients mentioned and form a dough using water. Keep it aside for 15 mins.

  3. Quantity mentioned for the salt was good enough for me and used exactly 1 cup of water to knead.

  4. To make sev you need chakli maker which is easily available in vessels shops or online like Amazon.

  5. You can use any mold as per your choice with this dough. I used the one with many small holes.

  6. Grease the mold from inside and fill it with the dough. It has to move round n round in circle and sev will start coming out of the mold. Deep fry them.

  7. When they turn golden brown take them out on tissue paper, it will soak extra oil. Let them cool and then keep in airtight container.

  8. Your tea time snack partner besan sev is ready to serve.

Recipe Notes

  1. You can avoid rice flour in a case to get the more crisp texture.
  2. You can use any mold with this dough.

17 thoughts on “Besan Sev | How to make Besan Sev”

  1. The spicy sev is must have at my place at teatime and I also love sprinkling over my snacks like poha and sandwiches 😃
    But i use store brought after looking at your recipe I realized its so simple to make it at home.

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