Sev Shak

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - pureed tomatoes
  • Red chillies to taste
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric
  • 1 tsp - sugar
  • 6 - curry leaves
  • 1 tsp - garlic, ginger, green chillies (paste)
  • 1 cup - gram flour
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • Pinch of asafoetida (Hing)
  • 1/2 tsp - fenugreek seeds
  • 4 tbsp - oil
  • Couple of sprigs of coriander (fresh)
  • salt to taste

How to Make Sev Shak

  • Heat the oil in a pan.
  • Add the mustard seeds, fenugreek seed and hing.
  • Stir in the ginger-garlic-chilli paste together with the turmeric powder.
  • Add curry leaves and then the tomatoes.
  • Add salt to taste and the sugar too.
  • Let it cook till the oil seeps through. Boil well and then add 2 cups of boiling water.
  • Make a dough of the gram flour (season to taste) and insert in a sev machine and pipe into the boiling tomato soup.
  • Cover and cook for 10 mins. Garnish with coriander.