Kara Sev- Pepper

காரா சேவ்

  1. Besan flour                           - 2 cups
  2. Rice flour                             - 1 cup 
  3. Ghee or butter                      - 1 tablespoon
  4. Red chilli powder                - 2- 3 teaspoons 
  5. Black pepper                        - 2 teaspoons ( break the whole peppers into smaller pieces)
  6. Garlic Paste  (OPTIONAL) - 1 teaspoon
  7. Salt to taste
  8. Hing powder                        - 1/2 teaspoon
  9. Oil for deep frying
Nazhi (Murukku Maker)
Pre Preparation: (optional)
          If you do not have garlic paste, crush a few garlic cloves and add water and let it soak..
  1. Mix besan flour and rice flour along with the ghee or butter using 1/4 cup water.( ADD WATER CAREFULLY TO AVOID THE DOUGH BECOMING WATERY). Add salt, chilli powder, black peppers ( broken), (Optionally garlic paste or garlic water),hing and knead the dough.
  2. Take a small chunk of the dough and stuff into the a 'nazhi' - murukku maker (with appropriate round holes plate), gently squeeze into the hot oil in small bursts. Repeat till the oil is not over crowded with the squeezed in dough.
  3.  Deep fry turning them constantly. Fry till it just turns to golden brown.
  4.  Remove from oil and drop them onto a container lined with paper towel.( to absorb excess oil.)
  5. The fried karasev tend to be long. You can gently break them using your hand into small pieces of an inch or so and can store in a container.
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