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Sev Puri

11 Nov

Sev Puri.

Sev puri is a savory preparation made using small crisp flat puri layered with deep fried besan noodles called sev. Each flat puri is topped with mashed potato along with lots of fine sev. Later sev puri is drizzled with various chaat chutneys and garnished with chopped cilantro.
Makes: a serving of Sev Puri.


Papdi / Papri 8 – 10
Fine Sev 1 Cup
Potato 1 Small
Onion 1 Small
Tamarind Chutney 1 tbsp
Green Chutney 2 tbsps
Garlic Chutney 1 tsp (optional)
Garam Masala 1/2 tsp
Roasted Cumin Powder 1/4 tsp
Chaat Masala 1/4 tsp (optional)
Cilantro Few Sprigs
Salt to taste

Method of preparation:

Peel and finely chop the onion.
Clean and finely chop cilantro.
Boil the potato, peel and thoroughly mash it along with cumin powder, garam masala and salt.

Arrange flat crisp papdi on a serving plate.
Layer each papdi with a teaspoon of mashed potato mixture.
Add another layer of chopped onion along with a tsp or more of tamarind chutney and green chutney.
Finally layer each flat puri with a tablespoon of fine sev.
Sprinkle a small pinch of chaat masala (if using)on each layered puri.
Garnish with cilantro and serve sev puri immediately.
Notes:Make sure not to leave the papdi for long once layered with chutneys else the papdi becomes soggy.

Suggestions:If the papdi is not spicy enough, add few teaspoons of red chutney or green chutney on the papdi.
Variations:Finely chopped tomato can also be added to sev puri.
Other Names:Sev Puri.