Kara kaddi recipe | How to make crispy khara kaddi | Karnataka style kara sev

By Latha on July 11th, 2016

kara kaddi or khara sev recipe

Kara kaddi or kara sev recipe explained with step by step pictures. This is a Karnataka style kara kaddi recipe prepared using gram flour, red chili powder, carom seeds and asafoetida. This easy kara kaddi or khara kaddi is also known as murukku.

Kara kaddi can be prepared in very less time using very minimum ingredients. So when there is a sudden guest at home or if you want something to munch on along with your cup of tea, then this is a perfect recipe to remember. There is another way to prepare kara kaddi, which makes use of rice flour along with gram flour. I will share that recipe also soon. This recipe is from my mother or I would say from my elder brother. Yes...I have written about my brother's interest in cooking in my kesari bath recipe post. Ok.., do not forget to try this easy and tasty snacks recipe.

If you are looking for more Karnataka style snacks recipes then do check our snacks section. Or if you are looking for more deep fried snacks recipes then do check our mangalore bajji, kayi vade, crispy chili bajji, stuffed mirchi bajji and onion pakoda recipes.

Kara kaddi recipe

Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 10 min
Serves: 4

Ingredients: (measuring cup used = 240ml)

  1. 1 cup gram flour / chana dal flour
  2. 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  3. 1/4 tsp carom seeds / ajwain seeds / Oma kalu
  4. 1/2 tsp salt
  5. A generous pinch of asafoetida
  6. 2 tbsp hot oil
  7. Oil to deep fry

Instructions for making kara kaddi:

  1. First sieve the gram flour. In a wide bowl take sieved gram flour, red chili powder, carom seeds, salt and asafoetida. Give a quick mix.ingredients for kara kaddi or kara sev
  2. Add in 2 tbsp of hot oil and mix well again.hot oil for kara kaddi or kara sev
  3. Now sprinkle water little by little and prepare kara kaddi or khara kaddi dough. The dough should be having very thick sticky paste consistency. Or I would say little thinner than soft chapathi dough.dough for kara kaddi or kara sev
  4. Now take kara kaddi mould or murukku mould or chakkuli acchu, with the plate having 3 - 4 holes.mould or acchu for kara kaddi or kara sev
  5. Now fill in the dough in to the murukku mould using a spoon.filling dough in the mould for kara kaddi or kara sev
  6. Heat the oil in a wide frying pan. And press the dough directly in to the hot oil using the mould. Fry under medium flame until the bubbles or sound has stopped.frying kara kaddi or kara sev

Dear reader, We have a Kannada version of this recipe. Click here to read this recipe in Kannada.

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