November 6, 2012

Kara Sev Recipe | Easy Diwali Savoury Snacks Recipes

Karasev / Khara Sev Recipe:
Preparation & Cooking Time: 30 -40 mins



Gram Flour / Besan / Chickpea Flour: 1 cup, heaped
Rice Flour : 1 cup
Crushed Black Pepper : 2 tsp
Cumin Seeds: 1 tsp
Solid Ghee (not melted) : 2 tbsp
Turmeric Powder: 1/4 tsp
Hing / Asafoetida : 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying


1. Combine the gram flour, rice flour, cumin seeds, crushed pepper, salt, turmeric powder, hing and melted hot ghee in wide bowl.

2.Mix very well and make a soft dough by adding the water little by little. 

3.Knead the dough till very soft. The dough should be soft and smooth.

4. Take a small portion of dough and fill in the murukku / chakli press.

5. Carefully press the murukku press over the hot oil. Deep fry them on a medium flame until light golden color, turn over to fry on both sides evenly.

6. Drain them in a tissue paper. Cool down completely and store in a airtight container. Make your fun time your yum time and keep healthy lifestyle.

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I prepared Kara Sev for my nephew because he's always busy playing card games with friends. Often times in the heat of the game, he skips meal time. This finger food goes out to all of you busy people who gives up meal time for
your fun time.


  1. crispy and yummy snack

  2. Yummy!!! Adding pepper is a new variation for me..Must give it a try..
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  3. Nice recipe and looks yummy too

    Diwali special:

  4. Perfectly made karasev :) Delectably presented too!!
    Beef Pepper Fry

  5. Crispy,attractive and addictive snack.

  6. Looks super crispy & perfectly made!!!

  7. Very beautiful..looks perfect..

  8. Perfectly made... Nice clicks...

  9. Crispy sev..perfect teatime snack.

  10. crispy and delicious.. perfectly made..

  11. Crispy n yummy.. u made it perfect :)

  12. wow very tempting snack,perfectly made...

  13. Can we use store bought rice flour for preparing this snack?


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