Moth Ka Chiwda Recipe - Homemade snack – fried moth with sev

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Main Ingredients : Moth sprouts, Gram flour (besan)

Cuisine : Delhi

Course : Snack

Moth Ka Chiwda

Moth Ka Chiwda Recipe - How to make Moth Ka Chiwda


Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Moth sprouts 2 cup

  • Gram flour (besan) sieved1/2 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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