Kara sev recipe | How to make plain thin sev | Thin sev for chats | Ompudi or Omapodi recipe

By Latha on October 16th, 2017

kara sev or thin sev, omapodi recipe

Kara sev or thin sev recipe explained with step by step pictures and a quick video. This thin kara sev or omapodi is prepared using gram flour and few other spices. Kara sev is familiar by names like plain sev, thin sev, oma podi, ompudi, seme etc.

As I said in my thick kara sev or kara kaddi post, these sevs 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. This recipe is from my mother. She used to prepare this often when I was a kid. This is a very tasty and crispy sev recipe. So do not forget to try this easy and tasty recipe. I have also made a quick video on this recipe, which I have embedded it below. Kindly have a look.

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 Banana or balekai chips, shankar poli, crispy chakli, mangalore bajji, kayi vade, crispy chili bajji, stuffed mirchi bajji and onion pakoda recipes.

Thin kara sev recipe

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

Ingredients: (measuring cup used = 240ml)

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

Instructions for making thin kara sev or ompudi:

  1. Crush or grind the carom seeds and sieve it.carom seeds powder for kara sev or ompudi or thin plain sev
  2. Take gram flour in a wide bowl.gram flour for kara sev or ompudi or thin plain sev
  3. Add in red chili powder, ajwain or carom seeds powder, salt and asafoetida. Give a quick mix.spices for kara sev or ompudi or thin plain sev
  4. Add in 1 tbsp of hot oil and mix well again.hot oil for kara sev or ompudi or thin plain sev
  5. Now sprinkle water little by little and prepare kara sev or thin plain sev dough. The dough should be having very thick sticky paste consistency. Or I would say little thinner than soft chapathi dough.dough for kara sev or ompudi or thin plain sev
  6. Now take kara sev mould or thin sev mould, with the plate having many small holes.mould or acchu for kara sev or ompudi or thin plain sev
  7. Now fill in the dough in to the mould using a spoon.filling dough in the mould for kara sev or ompudi or thin plain sev
  8. Heat the oil in a wide frying pan. And press the dough directly in to the hot oil using the mould. making kara sev or ompudi or thin plain sev
  9. Fry under medium flame until the bubbles or sound has stopped.frying kara sev or ompudi or thin plain sev
  10. Once done remove it from the oil using a perforated ladle.fried kara sev or ompudi or thin plain sev

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

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