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tomato sev recipe
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tomato sev recipe | tomato sev namkeen | khasta tamatar namkeen sev

easy tomato sev recipe | tomato sev namkeen | khasta tamatar namkeen sev
Course Snack
Cuisine south indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 box


  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 2 cup besan / gram flour
  • ½ cup rice flour
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • pinch hing / asafoetida
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp butter softened
  • ½ tsp carom seeds / ajwain
  • water for kneading
  • oil for frying


  • firstly, blend 1 tomato to a smooth paste without adding any water.
  • in a large bowl sieve 2 cup besan, ½ cup rice flour, ½ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chilli powder, pinch hing and 1 tsp salt.
  • sieve well making sure there are no lumps.
  • further add 2 tbsp butter, ½ tsp carom seeds and mix well.
  • sieve the prepared tomato paste to get rid of skin and seeds.
  • mix well making sure everything is well combined.
  • add water as required and knead to soft dough.
  • take the fine holes mould and grease the chakli maker.
  • stuff in ball sized dough into the press.
  • further, press and spread the sev in hot oil forming a circle in the oil and make sure you do not overlap.
  • fry until it turns golden and crisp.
  • add in few curry leaves and allow to splutter.
  • drain over kitchen paper to absorb oil.
  • finally, break tomato sev into pieces and enjoy tea time snack.