OmaPodi | Crispy Omapodi
Diwali is round the corner and its time to enjoy the savory snacks that makes perfect combo with delicious sweets...!!! Oma Podi / Sev is a savory recipe, which is quick to make at home with rich aroma of Ajwain. Also, chaats would be incomplete without these crispy Snack sprinkled on it. It makes a perfect recipe for a nice teatime too..:) Here is a simple step by step to prepare this Sev at home...!
Gram flour / Chickpea / Besan flour / Kadalai Maavu - 4 cups
Omam / Ajwain / Bishop Weed - 2 tbsp
Salt to taste
Oil to fry
Soak Omam in water for 1 ½ hours.
Boil it with water to get Omam water.
Allow the water to cool.
Now filter the water and keep it aside for mixing the dough.
In a wide vessel, take gram flour and salt.
Add the Omam water and knead to soft dough.
Make equal portions of the dough.
Heat oil in a kadai or fry pan
Grease a Sev / Oma podi press with oil.
Fill in some dough and press directly in hot oil in concentric circles.
Wait and allow to cook.
Flip gently to other side.
Deep fry till nice and golden yellow color comes.
Take it aside. And drain in kitchen tissue.
Give a gentle press and make small pieces.
Home made flavorful Oma Podi / Sev ready to enjoy with a hot cup of coffee...:)