Sunday, October 16, 2011

Homemade Oma Podi / Sev / Step-by -Step / Diwali Snack Recipes

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Diwali is round the corner and its time to enjoy the savory snacks that makes perfect combo with delicious sweets...!!!
Oma Podi / Sev is a savory recipe, which is quick to make at home with rich aroma of Ajwain. Also, chaats would be incomplete without these crispy Snack sprinkled on  it. 
It makes a perfect recipe for a  nice teatime too..:)
Here is a simple step by step to prepare this Sev at home...!
Check out the Diwali Sweets & Savories recipes here.
Ingredients:
  • Gram flour / Chickpea / Besan flour / Kadalai Maavu -  4 cups
  • Omam /  Ajwain / Bishop Weed                                 - 2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil to fry
Method:
  1. Soak Omam in water for 1 ½ hours.
  1. Boil it with water to get Omam water.
  2. Allow the water to cool.
  3. Now filter the water and keep it aside for mixing the dough.
  4. In a wide vessel, take  gram flour and salt.
  1. Add the Omam water and knead to soft dough.
  2. Make equal portions of the dough.
  3. Heat oil in a kadai or fry pan
  1. Grease a Sev / Oma podi press with oil.
  1. Fill in some dough and press directly in hot oil in concentric circles.
  2. Wait and allow to cook.
  1. Flip gently to other side.
  2. Deep fry till nice and golden yellow color comes.
  3. Take it aside. And drain in kitchen tissue.
  1. Give a gentle press and make small pieces.
  1. Home made flavorful Oma Podi / Sev  ready to enjoy with a hot cup of coffee...:)
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82 comments:

  1. Hi, this looks good. Thanks for sharing the step by step method. *hugs* Have a nice days.

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  2. Love this kind of snack...crunchy..munchyyyyy...:D

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  3. Wow1,neatly done step by step recipe of Ajwain Sev.Luv it Jay.

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  4. so crispy and nice munching snack !!

    Ongoing Event - Festive Food

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  5. Jay, till now i think making omma podi is a tough job,after ur post only i know how quite simple it is..,thanks for sharing with us.

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  6. Thks for introducing Oma Podi to me, Jay! I could eat them as snacks :)

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  7. I always love home made oma podi...yours look superb.

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  8. this looks so yummy! nice clicks!

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  9. Sure it's a delicious snacks,love it with a cup of tea...

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  10. You brought the festive mood by posting the savory. Thanks for sharing. Happy Deepavali.

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  11. You brought the festive mood by posting the savory. Thanks for sharing. Happy Deepavali.

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  12. You brought the festive mood by posting the savory. Thanks for sharing. Happy Deepavali.

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  13. I love this snack, no I have the idea to make it but I dont have that tool to make that shape any other suggestion?

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  14. A great snacks recipe for Diwali thanks for sharing all the steps!:)

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  15. I have been postponing this for a awhile now. Looks perfect.

    Vardhini
    Event: Halloween Fiesta

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  16. Thanks for your wonderful feedback..
    giv a try n lemme know..;)

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  17. Ciao Jay! Nice to meet you :) Your blog is full of beautiful Indian recipe...here in Italy we have the same recipes in each book or restaurant, adapted for the italian taste... yours look more genuine and interesting! Thanks for sharing!

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  18. nicely done omapodis. my family's fav snack

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  19. crispy n yummy snack superbbb

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  20. wow! looks so perfect, crispy and crunchy. perfectly done.

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  22. i loved this!!! it looks so crunchy!!!

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  23. What a coincident Jay, just prepared the dough to make this, nice and crispy outcome.

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  24. love this crispy n crunchy snack

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  25. yummy snack!! seems easy to prepare..want to try it...

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  26. perfect n crispy oma podi!!

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  27. This recipe looks very easy.. It has come out super crunchy.. will definitely try this out for diwali.

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  28. Wow! The oma podi looks quite delicious and yummy!

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  29. jay looks just to great with chai..

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  30. I love noodles, those look perfect and I think I would combine them with some tuna :X

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  31. What a fun snack...I love crunchy treats! Have a wonderful week, Jay!

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  32. I really like these chickpeas pastas!

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  33. hi jay, what is omam or bishop weed, next time, if you do a recipe with omam, please post a big photo ok..
    i am learning a lot of new words :) thanks.
    over here, looking at your photo, i think we call it muruku..wonder if it is the same as oma podi. i like muruku very much..

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  34. Crunchy and crispy omapodi..perfect for the festive season

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  35. My fav crispy ompodis, i can have it anytime..

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  36. Hi jay...
    Tq for stopping by at my blog and following :)
    and tq for sharing this recipe, I'm sure my sons will like this snack!
    followed u back! ;)

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  37. Oooo..i can almost taste the crispiness. Happy Diwali, Jay!

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  38. It must really taste good. Your readers are making comments that make me want to try it.

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  39. nice presentation and lovely crispy snack too

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  40. super crispy snacks...love it anytime!!

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  41. very nice, seems like spaghetti!!

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  42. Super delicious and lovely one Jay. I love oma podi and my list of things to do for Deepavali keeps on getting added after seeing all these wonderful and tempting posts in blogosphere.

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  43. maybe i've eaten this before..it's normally sold by indians at our place, crunchy and a bit salty..very addictive..i'm not too sure if this's the one cos i dont know what they call it. Very nice!

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  44. Looks very crunchy & delicious. Thanks for sharing.

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  45. Perfect and tasty! I can almost smell while you're frying them..


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  46. Hi Jay

    sorry for not coming in earlier!

    am expecting some delish diwali sweets from you...and this one is something you can't stop munching on a rainy day over a cuppa tea!!

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  47. They look yummy...love anything that is crunchy!

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  48. crunchy and yummy snack, perfect with evening coffee..

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  49. Yum. I've not had anything like this before, it looks really good. Never heard of omam!

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  50. omapodi looks delicious.

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  51. Super crunchy Jay. Yummyyy...

    Cheers,
    Uma
    My Kitchen Experiments

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  52. love it dear! and looks awesome too!

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  53. thanks friends for sweet n lovely comments...keep in touch...:)

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  54. Hy Cooking Varieties,

    thanks for stopping by..
    Omam or ajwain is a seed and ayurvedic spice available at all Indian stores. This healthy spice helps in lot of digestion.
    try n enjoy..:)

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  55. I just love these fried little treats, it looks yummy!

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  56. Such crunchy snacks...yum yum!

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  57. Omapodi looks so crispy and yumm!

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  58. jay - you got me drooling gal! Looks fabulous

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  59. Looks yummy Jay..can I come over there for Deepavali???

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  60. Very nice your blog, id like it very much, this snack sounds wonderfull!!
    Kisses

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  61. Hello Jay! Thanks for visiting my kitchen :)
    I didn't know about this snack, but It looks delicious!
    You have a very nice blog
    Kisses

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  62. YUM! Need I say more. This looks fantastic and I love the simplicity to it!

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  63. yummy!!!!
    n gr8 blog jay!!!i m happy to follow u

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  64. Simple to make and very delicious...

    I love it.

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  65. That looks yummy Jay.......:)

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  66. Thanks for the step by step directions. Makes it so much easy to follow a recipe like this. Oma podi looks great and delicious, just in time for Diwali.

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  67. Hey Thanks dear for trying my recipe. Omapodi looks yummy.

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  68. Thank you so much for choosing to stay a while and sharing our lives through food. I appreciate all your comments...;)

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  69. lovely tea time snack with the goodness of ajwain...Love its flavor

    http://www.panchamrutham.blogspot.com/

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  70. This looks like it would be fun to make. :)

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  71. My Mom used to make these but now she can't because of her hand pain. Loved it with tea :)

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  72. Looks so delicious!!
    Thanks for following my blog (Lifescoops). I m following yours too :)

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  73. thank you for the step-by-step--i've never made anything like this, but it sounds delightful!

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  74. simple,easy and delicious recipe

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  75. crunchy and yummy snack.one of my fav..

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