|Place of origin||Ratlam|
|Main ingredients||Chickpea flour|
|Cookbook: Sev Media: Sev|
Sev is a popular Indian snack food consisting of small pieces of crunchy noodles made from chickpea flour paste, which are seasoned with turmeric, cayenne, and ajwain before being deep-fried in oil. These noodles vary in thickness. Ready-to-eat varieties of Sev, including flavoured Sev, are available in Indian stores.
The snack is popular in Madhya Pradesh, especially in the cities of Indore , Ujjain and Ratlam, where many snack foods consist of sev as a main ingredient. In Madhya Pradesh, sev is used as a side ingredient in almost every chaat snack food, especially ratlami sev, which is made from cloves and chickpea flour. Many varieties of sev are sold commercially, such as long (clove) sev, tomato Sev, palak sev, plain sev, and bhujia.
Yellow bits of Sev atop sevpuri
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