Sev recipe

Make the delicious sev at home.

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 20 minutes
  • Serves 4 to 6


  • 2 cups besan
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • A pinch of asofoetida (hing)
  • Salt and chilli powder to taste
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • Water to make the dough

Oil for greasing the sev maker.

Oil for deep frying.


  1. Mix all the ingredients to form a dough.
  2. Grease the sev maker with oil.
  3. Place the dough in the sev maker.
  4. Make thin strands of sev and directly put in hot oil.
  5. Deep fry till light brown colour on both sides.
  6. Drain on absorbent paper till the excess oil is removed.
  7. Let the sev cool and break into pieces.
  8. Store in an airtight container and snack whenever.

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