Homemade Potato Sev – Indian Style Spicy Fried Noodles

Few Indian snacks evoke the kind of love and response across all the states in India as does Bhujiya Sev or Bhujia or simply Sev.
By Sonia Mangla

Sev is a crunchy and spicy snack to munch anytime of the day and any occasion. If you skip Aloo (potatoes) it is known as besan bhujiya (chickpea sev). Give it a shot and I’m sure you will love to munch it till last and tastes superb by adding little bit of onion and a few tomato chunks (dont forget to squeeze some fresh lime juice  & add a dash of chat masala).

Homemade Potato Sev - Indian Style Spicy Fried Noodles
 
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Recipe Type: Snack Food
Serves: 3-4
Ingredients
  • Boiled Potato: 1
  • Chickpea Flour: 1 cup
  • Rice Flour: 2 tsp
  • Chilli Paste : ¼ tsp
  • Ginger Paste: ½ tsp (or add ginger powder)
  • Salt : ½ tsp or to taste
  • Carom Seeds: ½ tsp
  • Chat Masala: 1 tsp
  • Oil: 2 tsp
  • Water: ¼ cup or adjust to requirement
Instructions
  1. Sieve chickpea flour and rice flour in a bowl.
  2. Grate the boiled potato and add to the flour.
  3. Season the flour with spices, ginger and chilli paste.
  4. Slowly add water to the flour and make a dough.
  5. Heat oil in a deep wok or frying pan or a Deep Fryer.
  6. Fill the Sev machine (or you can perhaps use a Pasta Machine) with the dough and rotate it in clockwise direction into the hot oil.
  7. Deep fry till it turns golden brown from both sides.
  8. Drain it on the paper towel.
  9. Let it cool down for a while and enjoy with cup of your favorite tea or coffee.

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