How to make Butter Sev -

Butter makes this sev rich and more delicious

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Butter (मक्खन ), Gram flour (besan) (बेसन)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Butter Sev

Butter Sev Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Butter Sev Recipe

  • Butter 1/4 cup

  • Gram flour (besan) 1.1/2-2 cups

  • Oil for deep-frying + for greasing

  • Salt to taste

  • Asafoetida 1/2 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Grease a chakli press attached with sev stencil with some oil.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 3

Put gram flour, salt, asafoetida, turmeric powder, cumin powder and coriander powder in a bowl and mix.

Step 4

Melt butter in a microwave, add to flour mixture. Add some water and knead into a stiff dough.

Step 5

Grease your palms with some oil and put a portion of the dough into the greased chakli press.

Step 6

Press sev directly into the hot oil and deep-fry on low heat till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper. Cool.

Step 7

Serve or store in an airtight container.

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