This is a simple to follow step-by-step recipe for making at home spicy and delicious Tomato Sev. This Sev variation apart from it value as a snack, can be a most welcome addition to your annual Diwali Faral Sweets.
The Marathi language version of this Sev recipe and its preparation method can be seen here- Tasty Tomato Sev
Preparation Time: 60 Minutes
Serves: 10-12 Persons
2 large Tomatoes
4 Cups Gram Flour[ Besan]
2 Teaspoon Red Chili Powder
2 Tablespoons Oil [ Heated]
Salt as per taste
Oil for frying the Tomato Sev
First boil the Tomatoes and then remove the outer skin and make a Puree, using a mixer. The filter the Tomato Puree using a fine strainer or cloth.
Strain the Besan, Red Chili Powder and Salt.
Mix the Hot Oil with the strained Besan.
Then mix the Tomato Puree with the Besan to make the Tomato Sev Dough, if needed you can add water as per requirement.
Heat the Oil in a Kadai.
Fill the Tomato Sev Dough into a Sev Making Machine[ Sancha] and using a small/fine Sev Mould prepare the Sev directly into the heated oil. While adding the Sev into the Kadai, the flame should be set to high and after the Sev has been added, the flame should be reset to low.
Remove the Sev from the Kadai when its color turns into to a nice golden shade.
Keep the Tomato Sev on paper, so as to drain away the excess oil.
When the Tomato Sev cools down, store it in an airtight container.