Crispy and Tasty Pudina Sev for Diwali Faral

Mint flavored Sev
Crispy and Tasty Pudina Sev

This is an simple to follow step-by-step recipe to prepare at home Spicy Mint or Pudina flavored Sev. This light green colored crispy and delicious Pudina Sev is not only a great snack to have in the house,  but also a welcome add-on for your  Diwali Faral.

The Marathi language version of the Pudina Sev recipe and preparation method can be seen here- Tasty Pudina Sev

Preparation Time: 60 Minutes
Serves: 10 to 12 Persons

2 Cups Besan [Gram Flour]
1 Bunch of Fresh Pudina Leaves[Mint Leaves]
4 Green Chilies
1/4th Cup of Butter
1/4th Teaspoon Asafoetida [Hing Powder]
A Pinch of Turmeric[Haldi Powder]
Salt as per taste and requirement
Oil for frying the Pudina Sev

Mint flavored Sev
Crispy and Tasty Pudina Sev

First separate the leaves of the Pudina from the stems and wash them.
Add the Pudina leaves and Green Chilies along with ¼ cup of water in a mixer and make a fine paste.
In a wide bottomed Thali, mix the Besan and Butter and then add the Salt, Asafoetida and Turmeric Powder and mix it and after that add the Pudina Paste and mix thoroughly after applying a little bit of Oil on your palms to prepare the Pudina Sev Dough.
Then fill the Pudina Sev Dough in a Sev Maker[Sancha].
Then heat the Oil in a Kadai by setting the flame to high.
Add the Sev directly to the Hot Oil using a small/fine Sev Mold.
After adding the Sev reset the flame to low.
Remove the Sev from the Kadai after it becomes crispy and keep it on paper so as to drain away the excess Oil.
After the Pudina Sev cools down, store it in an airtight container.

By Sujata Nerurkar

I am an Expert Indian Chef, Food Columnist and Adviser. I write on food and recipes on my site and conduct cooking, candle making, chocolate making, dry cleaning, decoration and other art classes. The recipes and food themes given by me are unique and original and appear regularly in numerous reputed periodicals, newspapers and magazines.

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