How to make Ratlami Sev - SK Khazana -

The strong flavour of clove is the main attraction of this sev

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Gram flour (besan) (बेसन), Clove powder (लौंग पावडर)

Cuisine : Madhya Pradesh

Course : Snacks and Starters

Ratlami Sev - SK Khazana

Ratlami Sev - SK Khazana Recipe Card


Madhya Pradesh is a foodie’s paradise when it comes to traditional cuisine which is rich.  All the delicacies are sure to suit your palette. Madhya Pradesh cuisine comprises of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes which are eaten and savoured by all. The cuisine of Madhya Pradesh is as varied as its people, its history and its culture.
The traditional food in Madhya Pradesh differs from region to region. In Bhopal, which has a strong Muslim influence, one can eat food that is rich in spices and is famous for its kebabs, Biryani, korma, keema, etc. It is famous for its fish and meat delicacies too. While in Indore and Gwalior you will find many milk based food products.

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Ratlami Sev - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Gram flour (besan) 3 cups

  • Clove powder 2 teaspoons

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Carom seeds (ajwain) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Hot oil 4 tablespoons

  • Oil 2 tablespo to deep fry


Step 1

Take gram flour in a bowl, add, clove powder, garam masala powder, carom seeds, salt and hot oil. Add sufficient water and knead to a soft dough. Add 2 tbsps oil and knead again.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 3

Grease a chakli press fitted with sev stencil with oil, put a portion of the dough in it. Screw on the lid and press the sev directly into hot oil and deep-fry till light golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper and set aside to cool. Make more sev with the remaining dough.

Step 4

Transfer onto serving plate, crush and serve.

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