Ratlami sev is a popular fried and crisp snack made with gram flour,clove,pepper and other spices. The addition of the special spice blend,makes this spicy and gives a unique taste. This spice blend and the thickness is different from other sevs and that is what makes it special .
- 250 gram gmsflour
- 1/2 cup oil
- 3/4 cup water
- Pinch turmeric
- 1 tsp lemon juice
- Pinch soda
- 1 tsp salt
- 20 peppercorns
- 1/2 tbsp carom seeds
- 1 tsp fennel seeds
- 15 cloves
- 1 tsp black salt
- 1 tsp asafoetida
- 1 tbsp ginger powder
- 1 tbsp chilly powder
Take a pan and dry roast,cloves,pepper corns,fennel seeds and carom seeds.
Remove in a bowl and grind with rest of the spices, listed in spice mix and make a fine powder.
Sieve the powder and keep aside.
Take water and oil in a jar and blend with the help of hand blender till the mixture become white in colour.
Now add lemon juice, 2.5 tbsp of masala powder,soda and blend again for a minute with hand blender.
Add this mixture(add little liquid at a time) in gram flour,mix and make a medium soft dough.
Grease hands and the sev mould with oil.
Place the dough in the sev maker/muruku maker with medium size net.
Heat oil in a deep pan and press and squeeze the mold over the pan to make sev on medium heat.
When the sev come on the surface of oil , flip the sev and cook the other side till golden .
Drain the sev on a paper napkin to absorb the excess oil.
Roughly crush the sev to make small pieces.
Store in a air tight container when cool down completely.