Kara Sev  

Recipe for preparing Kara Sev.


  • Gram flour/ Besan – 11/4 cup
  • Rice flour – 1/2 cup
  • Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Black pepper coarsely powdered – 1/4 tsp
  • Butter/ Ghee – 2 tsp
  • Cooking soda – a pinch
  • Crushed garlic – 3 tsp
  • Salt – to taste.
  • Oil –  to deep fry


  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. Do the same for 2 portion dough.
  8. After cooling this off, store this in an airtight container.


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