Spicy Mixture

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Spicy Mixture


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :15 Min

Cook Time : 30 Min

Total Time : 45 Min


Serves : 4
  • Kadalamavu/Chick pea flour 2 cups

  • Rice flour 1/2 cup

  • Chilly powder 1 tsp

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp

  • Asafoetida/kayam podi 1/3 tsp

  • Salt 1/2 tsp

  • Water 1 cup

  • Groundnuts/peanuts 1/2 cup

  • dal/kadalaparippu 1/2 cup

  • Beaten rice /aval 1/2 cup

  • Curry leaves 6 sprigs or more

  • For bhoondi:kadalamavu 3/4 cup

  • chilly powder 1/4 tsp

  • asafoetida/kayam podi 1 good pinch

  • salt to taste 1-2 pinch

  • Water 1/2 cup

  • For Mixing: Chilli powder 2tsp

  • Kayam/Asafoetida 1/4tsp

  • Salt 1tsp or lesser as per preference


  • For SEV: In a bowl,add the chick pea flour,rice flour,chilly powder,turmeric powder,asafoetida and salt
  • Using water make a smooth dough like we do for idiyappam(string hoppers)
  • Using the idiyappam mold,Pinch out small balls of dough and press down in the mold
  • Close and keep ready
  • Heat oil in a pan upto 2 deep and wait till oil is hot
  • Press down the mold holding upright in oil and make circular swirls to fill the rounds(dont over crowd)
  • Wait sev to lightly turn crisp on one side and then turn the other side
  • Cook both sides and drain using slotted spoon on a paper towel
  • Repeat the same step of preparing sev till you finish all the dough
  • Drain on paper towels and leave to cool
  • Switch off flame till you prepare the bhoondi batter
  • For BHOONDI: Make a thin batter using chick peas flour,chilly powder,asafoetida,salt and water listed under bhoondi
  • Heat the same oil,using a slotted spoon with round sharp holes,pour the batter through the holes
  • You may find small roundels(bhoondi )in oil and dont overcrowd the oil with bhoondis
  • Wait till it turns slightly browned
  • Drain on paper towel
  • Keep aside
  • In the same way,fry the groundnuts,beaten rice(aval),dalia ,curry leaves separately
  • Drain on paper towels
  • Keep aside till you Mix
  • To Mix: Crush the sev to your desired length size and add in all the fried bhoondis,ground nuts,dalia,beaten rice,curry leaves
  • Add in the chilly powder,asafoetida and salt
  • Quickly toss it well to coat everything evenly
  • Check for salt and spice,adjust as per tolerance
  • Cool completely before storing in air tight containers