This is a Recipe for preparing at home Tasty and Spicy authentic Maharashtrian Style Sev/Shev Bhaji. This main course dish makes the use of a thick variety of Sev, which a famous and popular Indian snack prepared using Gram Flour as the main ingredient.
The Sev Bhaji is a traditional main course dish in the Khandesh region of Maharashtra.
The recipe given by me is in a simple and step-by-step manner, which is easy to follow.
Spicy Maharashtrian Style Sev Bhaji: 45 Minutes
Serves: 4 Persons
2 Cups thick Sev
1 Big size Onion (chopped)
1 Medium size Tomato
1 Teaspoon Ginger-Garlic Paste [Adrak-Lahasun Paste] 1 Teaspoon Red Chili Powder [Lal Mirchi Powder] 1 Teaspoon Cumin-Coriander Powder [Jeera- Dhaniya Powder] Salt as per taste
Coriander [Dhaniya Patte]
For the Tadka
1 Tablespoon Oil
¼ Teaspoon Asafoetida [Hing] ¼ Teaspoon Turmeric Powder [Haldi Powder]
Mix and Grind to prepare a paste of the Onion, Ginger-Garlic Paste and Red Chili Powder.
Boil the Tomatoes and prepare a Puree.
Heat the Oil in a Kadai, add the Asafoetida, grounded Onion- Ginger-Garlic Paste and sauté for 4-5 minutes on a slow flame, then add the Tomato Puree and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
Add the Turmeric Powder, Cumin-Coriander Seeds, Salt as per taste and 1 ½-cup water.
Then boil it nicely and add the Sev, mix it well and cook for 2 minutes.
Garnish with Coriander.
Serve hot with Chapatti or Parathas.
The Marathi language version of the Sev Bhaji is published in this – Article