Omapodi Recipe

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How To Make Omapodi
  • Recipe By: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Omapodi Recipe: A popular snack from Tamil Nadu, omapodi is basically sev, deep-fried until crisp and golden and comes with the flavour of a whole lot of spices!

Ingredients of Omapodi

  • 2 Cups besan
  • 1/2 cup rice flour
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tbsp ajwain
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida
  • oil (for frying

How to Make Omapodi

  • 1.Boil ajwain in hot water with some salt. Strain and keep the water aside.
  • 2.In a bowl add besan, rice flour and ajwain together. Mix well.
  • 3.Now add salt, asafoetida, red chilli powder and turmeric.Mix well.
  • 4.Heat a tablespoon of oil and pour it in the mix. Add the ajwain water to this too.
  • 5.Mix well. Use your hands to knead smooth dough.
  • 6.When a smooth dough is kneaded, heat oil in a frying pan, take a small portion of the dough and put it in hot oil through a grater or sev maker in order to fry thin noodle-shaped sev.
  • 7.Make sure to release the dough slowly in circular motion. Fry the omapodi until crisp and golden. Repeat the process with the entire dough.
  • 8.Cool and pack it in an airtight jar. Enjoy whenever!
Key Ingredients: besan, rice flour, oil, salt, red chilli powder, turmeric, ajwain, asafoetida, oil (for frying
Tags: Sev