As everybody knows Sev is a popular snack item in all indian homes.They are noodles made with chick pea flour and are deep fried.You use this as topping on chaat items,upma,poha or just have it as a plain snack item along with hot tea.So what's special in the Sev i made.I made a healthier version of this deep fried item.Yeah!! i Baked them.
Here goes the process of baking these deep fried snack item which are not only healthy but
turned out tasty as well.OK! you can't compare them with the deep fried ones but one can always compromise taste wise when one needs to eat healthy.I hope all of you guys agree...
Besan/Chickpea flour-->1 cup
Red chilli powder-->1 tsp
Lemon juice-->2 tsp
Tumeric powder-->1/4 tsp
1)Preheat oven @200 degree C for 10 mins.
2)Make a semi stiff dough by mixing all the ingredients with required amount of water.
3)Fill the dough into the sev press.Lightly grease the baking sheet and press thin strands of sev onto the baking sheet.
4)Bake them for about 7-8 mins @ 200 degree C or till they turn crisp & light brown.The timings varies depending on your individual oven wattage.
5)This is pressed in spirals as whole and once baked and cooled you can break them into smaller bits by just lightly pressing them with your fingers.
6)Once cooled store them in air-tight container.
- Since i was running short of lemon -- i used vinegar in lieu of lemon juice .i did not find any difference.