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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 ingredients. The flavour of ajwain/omam is the highlight of this recipe. If you don't like ajwain flavor, you can skip 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
  • Rice flour - 1/4 cup
  • Hot cooking oil Or melted butter – 1 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 you 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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chef and her kitchen said...

Nice n delicious omapudi..looks perfect

Indian Khana said...

Very nicely done Chitra ...looks yum

Unknown said...

Flavourful it...

Sangeetha Priya said...

Flavorful snack, love the aachu very much!!!
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Priya Suresh said...

Prefectly done, love this crispy crunchy munchy sev.

Vimitha Durai said...

Love this snack with some chaai... Looks perfect

hotpotcooking said...

Yum crunchy snack


wow...Yummy and crispy omapodi...

divya said...

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

Suja Manoj said...

crunchy and yummy,so good

Sravs said...

Nice crispy snack !!! Love it anytime !!!

Shabitha Karthikeyan said...

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

Unknown said...

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

Prema said...

wow Perfect sev,luks tempting...

Reshmi Mahesh said...

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

Unknown said...

very festive!!! very nice stepwise as usual!!
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