Ratlami Sev

Ratlami Sev

Sev is a popular Indian snack food. Sev is essentially small pieces of crunchy noodles made from chickpea flour paste. These noodles vary in thickness. There are different varieties of sev, one of them is Madhya pradesh(State of India) fame Ratlami Sev.

Ratlami Sev is made with many spices like Pepper, Black salt, Ajwain(carom seeds), Cloves, Cinnemon…..



Chickpea flour(besan) – 2 cups

Maida – 1 tbsp

Ajwain (carom seeds) – 2 tsp

Cloves – 5to6

Cinnamon – one small piece

Black salt – 2 tsp

Red chili powder – 2 tsp

Cumin powder – 2 tsp

Black pepper powder – 2 tsp

Garam masala – 1 tsp

Pinch of Turmeric

Salt to taste


Ginger powder(Sunth) – 1 tsp

Oil – 2 tbsp

Water – 1/2 cup

Amchur powder – 1 tsp

Oil for frying



1. Dry roast Ajwain, Cloves and Cinnamon. Take roasted spice into a bowl.

2. Add Black salt, Red chili powder, Cumin powder, Black pepper powder, Garam masala, Turmeric, Asafoitida, Amchur powder and salt.

3. Mix all ingredients and grind it into a fine powder.


4. Take water in a bowl, add oil and Grounded powder. Mix it very well. Keep that aside.


5. Take Chickpea flour and Maida in a bowl. Mix them.

6. Knead a soft dough using prepared masala water.


7. Put this mixture in handy sev machine. The machine comes with different kinds of mold. Use sev mold. Place mold at bottom in the machin and place dough in it. Close the mashine tightly.


8. Heat oil in a pan for frying sev over high to medium heat.

9. When oil is hot, hold the machin over oil and turns the handle to force dough through mold moving continuously in a circular motion.

10. Fry it until golden brown in color.


Your spicy and tangy Ratlami Sev is ready.

Note : Adjust spice level according to your taste.

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