Kara Sev

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Kara Sev is a slightly thick stick/noodle of crispness with a little spicy and garlicky flavour. It is one of many besan flour snacks that is famous in India. This is a popular and a very common snack of Tamil Nadu which also tastes good as a side dish.

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Nutritional Value

  • Energy - 234 cal
  • Protein - 5.6 g - 11%
  • Carbohydrates - 18 g - 6%
  • Fiber - 2.7 g - 10%
  • Fat - 16 g - 20%
  • Cholesterol - 1 mg - 0%
  • Vitamin D - 1.5 mcg - 2%
  • Gram flour contains high protein and fiber which makes it ideal for weight loss. It helps to control cholesterol levels and reduce hypertension.
  • It contains magnesium that helps to maintain blood pressure and prevents cardiovascular health problems.
  • Iron and other minerals in gram flour help prevent anemia and enhance metabolism.
  • Overall, gram flour is rich in nutrients that supports bone and heart health.
  • Both gram flour and rice flour are ideal to be included in a gluten free diet
  • Garlic is one of the best options to boost the immune system. The vitamins and other nutrients help with curing common illnesses. A regular consumption of a significant amount of garlic may also help prevent chronic diseases such as cancer.
  • Garlic is one of the best options to boost the immune system. The vitamins and other nutrients help with curing common illnesses. A regular consumption of a significant amount of garlic may also help prevent chronic diseases such as cancer.

INTERESTING FACTS

  • Sattur's Kara Sev was originally prepared a hundred years ago and still follows the same traditional way of preparation. 
  • It is said that the speciality behind Sattur's Kara Sev is that it is prepared with garlic which is from Periyakulam and gram dal from Madurai. 
  • There are also different interesting types of Kara Sev available in Sattur.

WHO, WHEN AND HOW TO CONSUME

Suggested consumable by age groups

  • A significant quantity of half a cup or less can be enjoyed by all age groups.

Good times to eat:

  • It is perfect as an evening snack.

Eat along with:

  • It can be enjoyed alongside a hot cup of tea or coffee.
  • It also goes well as a side dish for Indian meals.

When not to eat or eat more often:

  • As a deep fried snack it is better to avoid consuming often.

Story/History of recipe

Sattur, a town in Virudhunagar district, Tamil Nadu is famous for this Kara Sev. The word "Kara" means spicy in Tamil. Apart from any regular Sev this is known for its right amount of spiciness that is enhanced by freshly ground red chillies and a tinge of garlic. It has a busy market in Tamil Nadu and is quite famous globally even on non festival seasons as it is regularly purchased for its quality and for being the common household snack.

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Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to prepare Kara sev,

  • Gram flour (Kadalai maavu) - 2 cups
  • Rice flour - 4 tablespoons
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Chilli powder - 1 teaspoon or more as preferred.
  • Garlic paste - 2 teaspoon
  • Asafoetida/Hing - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Cooking soda - a pinch (optional)
  • Butter/ghee/hot oil - 1 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Water for dough
  • Oil for deep fry

Preparation Steps

To prepare dough:

  1. Take a large bowl add gram flour, rice flour, chilli powder, cumin seeds, garlic paste, salt, asafoetida and butter. Give it a mix.
  2. Add water little by little and knead the contents into a smooth and soft dough.

To prepare Kara sev:

  1. In a heavy bottomed pan, add oil as required for deep fry and let it heat at high flame.
  2. Take the murukku maker/mould, grease it with oil and fill in the prepared dough.
  3. If the oil is hot enough, lower the flame and start squeezing the dough directly into the pan.
  4. You can either cut the pieces as you squeeze or squeeze them completely in big rounds and break it into pieces once it is done.
  5. On the other hand, you can also use the specific 'Kara Sev Kattai' or large ladle with bigger holes to prepare the right size by pressing and rubbing the dough on top of it.
  6. Gently stir them so that it is evenly fried.
  7. Once the bubbles have stopped take them out and place it on a strainer or tissue paper.
  8. Repeat the process for remaining dough.
  9. Kara sev stored in an airtight container can stay crisp for over a week. It is said that it gets more crispy at room temperature compared to when it is piping hot. 

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What is the minimum order value?
There is no minimum or maximum order value, when your order is worth Rs 2000 and more you would get a discount and you can avail it any time including the current order.you can proceed ordering as much quantity and varieties you can. For corporate orders you are requested to do an online transfer to the bank account instead of paying online on the website.
Can I avail discount?
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Do you serve custom orders?
Yes, we serve custom orders for occasions like Srimantham (Baby shower), Oni function, festivals, small events, marriages, naming ceremonies, etc.
Can I get a custom packaging/ gift packaging?
Yes,  you can. You have to specifically mention it during your purchase, sometimes it would be chargeable based on the purchase value, product, event/occasions etc.
Can we order bulk for the functions?
Yes, you can order at least 7 days in advance. So we make sure it's delivered on time to your door. We serve at least 200+ function/bulk orders every month, the most common functions we serve are the baby shower (Srimantham), Oni function, Naming ceremony etc.

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Can I return the product ?
We don’t have any returns for food items. In case if its any other non perishable product based on the concerns and by validating it by the concerned team we may accept the returns.
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3 reviews for Kara Sev

  1. Navin Kishore

    Excellent product authentic traditional taste. Perfect packing. Keep it up.

  2. Kapilesh

    Bought for the elders in the house…crunchy and crispy with awesome taste. Very much happy of the product

  3. Gnatheepan

    It’s very delicious and crispy. Excellent packing and delivered in good condition So happy for buying this Kara Sev

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