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Besan Sev



Besan Sev is a popular Indian snack made from chickpea flour (besan). It is a crunchy, savory snack that is often served as an accompaniment to other dishes or as a topping for salads and chaats. The besan is mixed with spices and then deep-fried in oil until it is golden brown and crispy.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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besan (gram flour)

2 cups

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

cumin powder

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

ajwain (carom seeds)

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon

amchur (dry mango powder)

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon


2 tablespoons

Water as required



Step 1:

In a bowl, mix together the besan, red chilli powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, ajwain, garam masala, amchur and salt.

Step 2:

Add the oil and mix it in with your hands until it resembles breadcrumbs.

Step 3:

Slowly add water and knead the mixture into a soft dough.

Step 4:

Divide the dough into small balls and roll them out into thin discs.

Step 5:

Heat a non-stick pan and place the discs on it.

Step 6:

Cook on both sides until golden brown.

Step 7:

Serve hot with chutney or ketchup.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 15494 users have chowed down on Besan Sev a whopping 35274 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Indore, Lucknow, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad are the top 5 cities gobbling up Besan Sev like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Besan Sev, our users are head over heels in april, september, but the interest cools down in december.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Besan Sev is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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