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21/2 cup sifted Chickpea Flour (Besan)
1tblsp Vegetable oil (Vanaspati)
11/2 tblsp Salt
1/2 tsp Cayenne Powder
1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
1/2 tblsp Lemon Juice
3/4th cup Water
Ghee / oil for deep frying

How to make masala sev (chickpea flour noodles):
  • Mix the flour, salt, cayenne & turmeric powder in a bowl.
  • Add 1tbsp oil & lemon juice to the water.
  • Pour it in the flour and mix into a thick paste, adding extra flour as necessary so that the mixture is not sticky.
  • It should be mashed potatoes texture.
  • Fill the seviya machine with a portion of it.
  • Heat the oil / ghee in a kadhai / deep-frying pan over moderate heat.
  • Holding the utensil over the hot oil, force the mixture through the holes by turning the handle.
  • As soon as noodles fall, slowly move the machine in a circular motion so that they do not stick together.
  • Fry both sides until crisp and lightly browned.
  • Remove and drain on a paper towel.
  • Fry the remaining paste in the same manner.
  • Cool and break into uniform pieces.
  • Keep in an air tight container for 2 weeks.