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Moth Ka Chiwda

Homemade snack – fried moth with sev

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Preparation Time : 31-40 minutes

Cooking time : 31-40 minutes

Servings : 4

Moth Ka Chiwda

Main Ingredients

Moth sprouts, Gram flour (besan)





Level Of Cooking


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  • Moth sprouts
    2 cup
  • Gram flour (besan) sieved
    1/2 cup
  • Baking soda
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Carom seeds (ajwain)
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Red chilli powder
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder
    1/2 tablespoon
  • Sugar
    1 teaspoon
  • Oil
    for deep-frying


Step 1

Drain and pat the moth dry. Set aside on a flat plate for thirty minutes. In a bowl mix together gram flour, baking soda, carom seeds, salt, red chilli powder, garam masala powder, sugar and five tablespoons water to make stiff dough.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Put the dough into a sev maker and holding the gadget over hot oil, press and let the sev fall in a large circle. Deep fry till light brown and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper and set aside to cool.

Step 3

Deep fry the moth in the same oil till crisp. Drain on absorbent paper and set aside to cool. In a bowl break the sev into smaller pieces and mix with moth. Toss well. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container.

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