Moth Ka Chiwda

Homemade snack – fried moth with sev This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Main Ingredients Moth Sprouts, Gram Flour
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 31-40 minutes
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Moth Ka Chiwda

  • 2 cup Moth Sprouts
  • 1/2 cup Gram Flour sieved
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking soda


  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.
  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.
  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.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1225
Carbohydrates 147.6
Protein 65.7
Fat 45