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Baked Sev

Sev is a popular Indian snack which is in the form of crunchy noodles, made with besan or chickpea flour.
5 from 1 vote
Course Snack
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins


  • 1 cup chickpea flour (besan)
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 pinch asafoetida (hing)
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • Water to knead the dough


  • Combine all the ingredients except water in a large bowl
  • Slowly add water and knead into a soft dough
  • Cover with a damp kitchen towel and let it rest for 15-20 minutes
  • Line a baking tray with baking paper
  • Fix the chakli press or extruder with the desired thickness plate
  • Preheat oven at 180℃
  • Once the dough is rested, shape it into a cylinder and put it into the chakli press (see pictures)
  • Slowly press the sev onto the baking tray
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes
  • Turn off the oven and open the oven door. Let the tray sit in the oven for a further 5 minutes
  • Remove tray and let the sev cool completely
  • Break into small pieces and store in an air-tight container


  • The baking time depends on the thickness of the sev. Keep a close eye while baking
  • You may choose to brush the sev with some oil before baking
Nutrition Facts
Baked Sev
Amount Per Serving
Calories 34 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 5mg0%
Potassium 68mg2%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 4mg0%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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