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Omapodi | Omapodi Recipe | Sev Recipe

Oma Podi Recipe with step by step pictures. This recipe is a traditional South Indian snack made during festivals and special occasions. It is crispy and crunchy snack that is very addictive.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 min
Total Time 16 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Indian
Servings 5 servings
Calories 143 kcal


  • 1 cup Gram Flour / Besan / Kadalai Mavu
  • ¼ cup Rice Flour / Arisi Mavu
  • 1 tbsp Ajwain Seeds / Carom Seeds / Omam
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tbsp Hot Oil
  • ½ tsp Asafoetida
  • Salt to taste
  • Curry leaf a handful
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Water - as needed


  • Take gram flour, rice flour, salt, butter, hot oil, asafoetida in a bowl. Rub with your fingers so it resembles crumble.
  • Now take carom seeds in a mixer, Add in water and blend them. Strain them.
  • Pour this water over the gram flour mixture and make into a dough.
  • Now take your sev press and drop the dough in it. Cover the press.
  • Heat oil for deep frying. Press the handle so you get fine threads.
  • Fry this in hot oil for a min. When the shh sound stops drain them.
  • Fry curry leaves in hot oil till crispy. Drain this and put over the fried sev.
  • Press it with your hands so it breaks into small pieces.
  • Store in a air tight container.


Nutrition Facts
Omapodi | Omapodi Recipe | Sev Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 143 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Trans Fat 0.1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 6mg2%
Sodium 33mg1%
Potassium 211mg6%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 80IU2%
Vitamin C 0.05mg0%
Calcium 14mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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