Happy Wednesday! We are preparing Sev ki Sabzi today. Today’s recipe is a quick and easy dish of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. In Gujarat it is popularly known as sev tamatar nu shaak, the only difference in both the dishes is that sev tamatar nu shaak is slightly less spicy. Sev basically is an Indian snack consisting of long, thin strands of gram flour, deep-fried and spiced. We are using ratlami sev for this recipe. It is famous for its spicy flavour.
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For more Rajasthani dishes you can also check Moong Dal Halwa (with a twist) , Rajasthani shimla mirch besan , Rajasthani Besan Gatte Ki Sabzi , Jhatpat ratlami sev paratha (sev stuffed paratha) , Besan Ki Sabzi (from the land of Rajasthan) .
Duration: 5 mins prep time+10 mins cook time= 15 mins total
Ingredients for Sev ki sabzi
Ratlami Sev(any spicy one of your choice) 1.5 to 2 bowls
Onion (chopped) 1 large size
Tomato(tamatar) (chopped) 1 medium size
Cumin seeds (Jeera) 1 tsp
Mustard seeds (Rai) 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Turmeric (Haldi) 1/4 tsp
Red chili powder (Lal mirch powder) 1 tsp
Coriander (Sukha hara dhania) powder 1- 2 tsp
Green chili 1-2 no.
Dry mint leaves (powdered) 1 tsp
Oil 2 tbsp
Water 2 cups
Procedure for Sev ki sabzi
- Heat oil in a deep pan/kadhai/wok. Add cumin and mustard seeds, let cumin seeds turn golden in color.
- Add chopped onion and cook till it becomes translucent. Next add green chilli and all the dry masala. Cook for few minutes.
- Then add chopped tomatoes and cook till tomatoes soften. Stir it few times so that everything mix evenly.
- Now, add water in the pan, let it boil. Lower the flame and add sev at this stage. Your dish is ready to serve.
- Garnish sev ki sabzi with coriander leaves and serve it hot with phulkas/chapati/roti.
- Amount of water can be adjusted according to your choice, I like this dish dry, by adding sufficient amount of water one can have this dish in curry form.
- Hing or asafoetida is optional in this dish.
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