Kara Seva/Besan Sev

Kara seva is a easy snack. Every one will enjoy the peppery flavoured karaseva with a coffee or tea on a rainy day.



1 cup Besan/gram flour

1/2 cup rice flour

1tsp crushed black pepper

Pinch of asafoetida

1tbsp butter

1/2 tsp salt

Water as required

Oil for deep frying


In a mixing bowl add besan, rice flour, pinch of asafoetida, crushed pepper, butter and salt. combine well

Now add water and make a smooth dough

Do not add too much water and do not make it too stiff also

Grease the  large holed mould with some oil and stuff  dough  into it

Heat oil in a kadai. Check this by dropping a pinch of dough in to oil, if it raises to the surface immediately then the oil is ready

Press the kara seva directly in to hot oil . Just press a large circle, do not make layers

Fry in a medium flame till golden brown and flip over and fry the other side

Take it out and drain excess oil in a kitchen towel 

Repeat this for the rest of the dough

When it is cool enjoy with hot cofffee or tea





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