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Kaara Sevu

Kaara Sevu
Kaara Sevu is one of our native special snacks. We used to add also crushed black pepper to increase the taste and it can be prepared easily in just 30 minutes. The recipe follows..

kaara sevu

Preparation Time : 30 minutes


Gram Flour         - 1.5 cups (Kadalai Maavu)
Rice Flour           - 1 cup
Salt                      - As required
Chili Powder       - 1 tsp
Black Pepper       - 8 to 10
Garlic Pods          - 3
Cumin Seeds        - 1/2 tsp
Oil                        - for frying


  • Sieve Gram flour and Rice flour together. Crush Black pepper. Grind garlic pods and cumin seeds adding little water. 
  • Take a bowl. Add sieved flour, ground paste, crushed black pepper, salt and chili powder to it. Mix everything well. Heat 2 tbsp of oil and add it to the bowl.
  • Start kneading the dough adding little water. Be careful while adding water to the flour. The dough should be little tight only. If you ended up adding little more water add only gram flour and not rice flour.
  • Heat oil in  a pan. Take a muruku press with 3 round holes plate. Add dough to it and  start pressing in hot oil. Take it out, when its done on both the sides and drain excess oil. Break kaara sevu into pieces and enjoy!!!