*1 cup Besan/Bengal Gram Flour
*¼ tsp Hing/Asafoetida
*¼ tsp Haldi/Turmeric Powder
*2 tbsp Hot Oil
*Oil for deep-frying
*Salt to taste
*chilli powder 2tsp (optional)
Mix Besan, Salt, Hot Oil, Hing, turmeric,chilli powder(around 3 to 4 tbsps) to prepare a stiff dough.
In the Sev/chakrala gidda , choose a plate with very tiny holes.
Fill the dough into the utensil and press out strands to form a mesh directly in hot Oil. Deep fry on low flame and remove on kitchen towel.
Let it cool, crush it and store in airtight containers. This can be used to garnish a variety of Chaats
Ingredients like Chili Powder or Carom Seeds or Jeera Powder or Garlic Paste can be added to derive different flavor Sev. Either one ingredient or a combination of the above ingredients can be added.