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Ratlami Sev

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 .
Course Snack, Tea Time
Cuisine Indian Cuisine
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes


  • 250 gram gmsflour
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 3/4 cup water
  • Pinch turmeric
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • Pinch soda
  • 1 tsp salt

Spice Mix

  • 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


Spice Mix

  • 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.


Ratlami Sev