This simple yet tasty recipe of besan with some spices makes just the right snack to munch on. Add the right masala and you can convert this simple dish into a flavor packed chaat.

Prep Time: 10 min                     Cooking Time: 30 min


2 tea cup besan (Bengal gram flour)
2 tbsp oil (Heated)
3 tsp red chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/4 tsp hing
Salt to taste
Oil for deep fry


  1. Mix all ingredient of sev and make a smooth dough with help of water
  2. Take a sev maker and attach it with the disc with medium sized holes
  3. Grease the inner surface of sev maker with oil
  4. Rub little oil in your palms and roll the dough
  5. Fill the sev maker with the dough and cover it with its lid
  6. Heat the oil in a deep frying pan and when the oil is absolutely hot, hold the sev maker over the pan and start churning so that strands of dough start falling into the oil. (To check if the oil is hot enough put a little piece of dough in the oil. if oil is hot enough the dough will come up quickly otherwise it sits at bottom)
  7. Move the sev maker in circular motions while churning to spread it evenly
  8. Deep fry both the side until it is crisp


  1. You can add some chopped onions, green chutney and lime to the sev to make a chaat
  2. Make sure you use the disc with medium sized holes as the disc with larger holes would require more oil and soda bicarbonate



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