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karasev recipe
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karasev recipe | kara sev recipe | besan sev recipe

easy karasev recipe | kara sev recipe | besan sev recipe
Course snacks
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 Sev


  • 1 cup besan / gram flour
  • ½ cup rice flour
  • ½ tsp cumin / jeera
  • ¼ tsp turmeric / haldi
  • 1 tsp black pepper crushed
  • pinch of hing / asafoetida
  • 1 tbsp butter room temperature
  • ½ tsp salt
  • water as required for dough
  • oil for deep frying


  • firstly, in a large mixing bowl take 1 cup besan and ½ cup rice flour.
  • add in ½ tsp cumin, ¼ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp crushed pepper, pinch of hing and 1 tbsp butter and ½ tsp salt. combine well.
  • now add ¼ cup water (or as required) and prepare smooth dough. the dough will be slightly sticky, thats normal.
  • grease the large holed mould with some oil and stuff dough into it.
  • further, press and spread the sev in hot oil forming a circle in the oil and make sure you do not overlap.
  • after a minute, flip over and fry the other side.
  • finally, drain over kitchen paper to absorb oil and repeat making more khara sev with the remaining dough.