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November 2, 2012

Oma podi / Omapodi Recipe - Plain Sev Recipe

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Plain sev recipe

Omapodi is my daughter’s favourite snack. It is also known as Plain sev. Yesterday I tried Oma podi recipe for the first time by referring a cook book. It came out really well with simple ingredienst. The flavour of ajwain/omam is the highlight of this recipe. If you don't like ajwain flavor, you can skin it and add hing. Its taste will surely reming you store bought sev. Its very easy to prepare..Do try this for your kids during this Diwali. Store in an air tight box and consume within a week.

Oma podi recipe

1 cup - 250ml
  • Gram flour / Besan / Kadalai maavu – 1 cup
  • Hot cooking oil – 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Ajwain /Omam – 1.5 tsp Or Hing - 1/4 tsp
  • Water –  as needed
  • Salt –  as needed
  • Cooking oil - to deep fry
  • Dry roast omam/ajwain for 2 minutes or soak it in water for 30 mins.Grind it to make a coarse paste & strain it well. Keep the water aside.
  • Now in a wide bowl, sieve the flour , add salt, turmeric powder, hot oil & the ajwain water.
  • Mix well and add little more water to make a dough. No problem even if the dough is slightly sticky.It will be easy to press in oil..Make a smooth dough and fill it in the press by placing the idiyappam mould.
  • Heat oil in a kadai ,put a small piece and if it rises immediately the oil temperature is just right.Now press the dough in a circular manner. Do not crowd the oil. Just one round is enough. Cook for few seconds and flip it, remove after the “sssssh “ sound & bubble ceases.
  • Deep fry as mentioned and place them in a tissue.After it cools down,break them into pieces and store in a box..

  • If u find hard to press , sprinkle little water , mix well & press in oil.
  • Always maintain the oil in right temperature by adjusting the flame otherwise omapodi turns brown in color..

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  1. Nice n delicious omapudi..looks perfect

  2. Very nicely done Chitra ...looks yum

  3. Flavorful snack, love the aachu very much!!!
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  4. Prefectly done, love this crispy crunchy munchy sev.

  5. super delicious...join me in Fast food - Vermicilli event.

  6. Love this snack with some chaai... Looks perfect

  7. OMG!!! Looks soooo....good!!!

  8. Nice crispy snack !!! Love it anytime !!!

  9. Love it anytime. Looks very good.Need to make it this weekend !!

  10. Perfect...My all time fav one...Love this!!

  11. Perfect and beautifully done sev...Love anything crispy and fried this is no different..:)

  12. very festive!!! very nice stepwise as usual!!
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