Nov 2, 2008

Oma podi ~ Sev

Oma Podi is a savoury snack for all ages . I make
often for my kids.
Ingredients
Besan flour - 1 cup
Rice flour - 1/4 cup
Salt to taste
Omam ( Ajwain ) - 1 tsp
Hing - a pinch
Method
  • Soak omam in 2 tsp of water . Grind it to a paste . Strain it and keep the omam water aside.
  • Mix besan and rice flour with salt , hing and omam water.
  • Add enough water to make like chappathi dough.
  • In a Iddiyappam press keep the handful of water .
  • Heat oil in a kadai . Press it over the hot oil.
  • Turn it in 1 min . Oma podi should be golden in color . So turn and remove it quickly. The oil should be hot when pressing the omapodi.
Other Recipe Marathoners.

1) DK 2) Siri 3) Srivalli 4) Ranji 5)PJ 6)Curry Leaf 7)Medha 8)Priya 9)Bhawna 10)Raaji 11)Ruchii 12)Anu 13)Roopa 14)Divya Kudua 15)Rekha 16)Divya M 17)Lakshmi 18)Raaga

22 comments:

Lakshmi Venkatesh said...

yes you are right, oma podi is a fav. of all ages. Even for people without teeth whether young or old :). Looks nice.

Divya Kudua said...

Hmm..Omapodi is something we love so much and avoid buying for the fear of over eating...and you come up with a recipe thats so easy..;-)Tempting!!

Malar Gandhi said...

Oma podi...my grandma used to make them! I miss it! Wonderful post dear......will be trying this soon and let you know how it turned out to me!

Medhaa said...

Whenever I make this it doe not last more than 1 day. Lovely Picture

srikars kitchen said...

wow... nice entry.... looks fantastic & perfect dear... thxs for sharing..

lakshmi said...

hey kamala - hope you had a good diwali! i am looking forward to your 30 posts :D

Bhawana said...

wow after looking at the pic I was like I also want to make. very tempting pic :). well if u have some more then can give u my address u can parcel me some :D. let me know if u r interested.

Happy cook said...

I love them i made them too, still have to post them. Have to admit mine is not looking so yumm like yours. I love these , i think i ate most of them.

DEESHA said...

wow .. you made these at home .. looks yumm girl

Srivalli said...

Kamala..my fav snack!..you have got the perfect colour!

Laavanya said...

I made this for Diwali too but mine were darker.. probably because I added chilli powder to the mix and fried. Yours look perfect.

raaji said...

perfect evening snacks that just go melting in the mouth.....

Cham said...

The color is perfect :) Great Snack

Curry Leaf said...

Love ompodi..Tempting pic

Madhu said...

We call it kara sev, love sev. Nice recipe and picture.

Divya Vikram said...

Looks perfect.My fav snack!

Roopa said...

Hi Kamala!! Thanks a lot for posting this recipe. I will definitly try this. I was so looking forward to get the recipe for making our spicy Indian Mixture and wanted a simple recipe for the sev used in it. By the way , loved those cookies too:)

Siri said...

Your sev look so yummy and crispy Kamala..:) an awesome alltime snack to munch on & on..:)

Cheers,
Siri

Priya said...

One of my fav snack Kamala...u got a nice colour..love to have them for evening snacks with hot coffee..

Kalai said...

Love these and you're right. They're definitely a favorite snack! :)

Vij said...

Oma podi is my fav snack! Chai and this - great combo :-).... urs looks lovely!

Arundathi said...

this is my favorite indian snack!