Besan Sev/ Ompudi
Written by Jayashree
Published on September 13, 2015

Ompudi or besan sev is a popular snack which is cherished by all. It is ideal to store in the jar as a dry snack. It is commonly made during festivities in South India.

Over the years, I have realised few things about this recipe. This is the easiest one to make of all the dry snacks. It requires lesser efforts and the ingredients are easily available anytime at home. Moreover, it does not absorb much oil. It pairs well with south indian dishes such as poha and upma.

Ingredients :  

Measurement used: 1cup =250ml

  • gram flour 2 cups
  • rice flour 2tbsp
  • ajwain  powder 2tsp
  • salt to taste
  • chilli powder 2tsp
  • turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
  • asafoetida a pinch
  • water for kneading
  • oil for frying

Equipments :

kadai, ladle, serving plate, chakli press with medium hole nozzle, absorbent paper, air tight container

Method :

  • Take the  flour in a wide bowl. Add chilli powder,salt, turmeric powder,asafoetida , chilli powder and mix well. Heat the oil in a kadai. As it heats, put two table spoon of oil to this and knead it with adequate quantity of water to a stiff dough.
  • Grease some oil to the press. The nozzles can be changed, use the one with medium size hole for this recipe.
  • Take a ball of the dough, put it into it and slowly press it into the oil in circular.
  • Deep fry by spreading some oil over it . After sometime, turn it to other side.
  • Once it is brown in colour, remove it on an absorbent paper.
  • When cool, store in an air tight container.
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This was one of the first few recipes that I had published and now I have redone it with better pictures. Sending this to Foodies_Redoing Old Post 9, a Facebook group which I am part of, we redo one post every fortnight.

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16 Comments

    • jayashree

      Thankyou so much Anu

      Reply
  1. Gauri

    Nice, my mom used to make sev at home…brought back memories. I dont have the press-machine here, or else would have tried for sure 🙂

    Reply
    • jayashree

      Thankyou Gauri

      Reply
  2. Shubha

    Yummy delicious snack.. perfect with a cup of tea!!

    Reply
    • jayashree

      Thankyou dear Shubha

      Reply
  3. kushi

    This looks so crispy and yummy dear!

    Reply
    • jayashree

      Thankyou Kushi

      Reply
  4. Jagruti

    yummy and crunchy snack!

    Reply
  5. mayurisjikoni

    Such an important snack to have at home for anytime and any day. Adding rice flour to make the besan sev more crunchy is a good idea.

    Reply
  6. poonampagar

    I make besan Sev every year for Diwali but never added rice flour to it. This time will try your method.

    Reply
    • jayashree

      Thankyou for the visit. Do try and let me know.

      Reply
  7. Renu Agrawal Dongre

    One of the must snack during diwali or any time for us. We love to sprinkle it on any breakfast dish or just enjoy with a cuppa.

    Reply
  8. Lathiskitchen

    I love such crunchy snacks with my tea. This Diwali will try this.

    Reply
  9. Sasmita Sahoo Samanta

    Esan sev is one of my fav snack anytime… Addition of rice flour must be giving a nice crunch to the sev here jaya

    Reply

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