Sev is a crispy snack food. Made with a flour and seasoned with spices then deep fried until crisp. It's a process that can be varied with flavourant ingredients any way you wish. Great with a beer; tossed on the top of a salad; used as a contrasting texture for soups and wet foods.




Sev is a crispy snack food. Made with a flour and seasoned with spices then deep fried until crisp. It's a process that can be varied with flavourant ingredients any way you wish. Great with a beer; tossed on the top of a salad; used as a contrasting texture for soups and wet foods.



Ingredients:
  • Cinnamon Powder, ¼ tsp
  • Cloves Powder, ¼ tsp
  • Coarse Black Pepper Powder, ½ tsp
  • Red Chili Powder, ½ tsp or to taste
  • Salt, ½ tsp
  • Water, ¼ cup
  • Oil,1 tbsp
  • Baking Soda, a pinch
  • Lemon /Lime Juice,1 tsp
  • Chickpea Flour (Besan), 1 cup
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Sev press. Small hole disk fitted

Method:
  1. In  a bowl mix everything except the Chickpea Flour.
  2. Mix well and then add the Chickpea Flour little at a time, mixing constantly, making sure lumps don’t form.
  3. Heat the Oil for frying.
  4. Grease the inside of the Sev, Maker.
  5. Wipe the outside of the Sev, Maker to degrease and prevent slipping. We're working with boiling oil.
  6. Pour some of the mixture into the Sev, Maker and close it.
  7. Once the oil is hot, rotate the sev, maker and in a circular motion layer the strands into the oil.
  8. Once you have completed one circle, rotate the sev, maker handle in reverse to break the strands.
  9. Cook the sev on medium heat for about 3, 4 minutes and turn over to allow even cooking.
  10. Cook on the other side for a couple of minutes until cooked.
  11. Remove  the sev and place on a paper towel.
  12. Allow it to cool down to room temperature.
  13. Break into pieces and store in an air, tight container and store.
  14. Does not need to be refrigerated.