Sev Khamani ~ Gujarati Special | How to Make Sev Khamani | Indian Cooking Challenge – May

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After a break during April, we decided to make Sev Khamani from Gujarat. Vaishali suggested this recipe. Things have been so hectic that I haven’t been able to upload the pictures. So sharing the linky tool so that other members who did this challenge can share their link.

Will be uploading the pictures soon.

Sev Khamani

For Khaman

11/2 cups gram flour
1/4 cup semolina
2 green chillies+ 1″ piece ginger , made into a paste
1-1/2 tsp sugar
2 tsp lemon juice
2 tsp oil
2 tsp ENO fruit salt
Salt to taste

Combine all ingredients in a bowl, except the ENO  in a large mixing bowl.
Mix everything very well, making sure there are no lumps.
Place a steamer on gas  with 3 cups of water.
Let the water boil.
Grease a Thali.
Add the ENO fruit salt to the batter and mix very well.
Bubbles will form, but stir well.
Pour the batter in the Thaali, and place it in the steamer.
You might need to put the batter into two thaalis.
Close the lid and let it steam for 10-15 minutes.
Check with a knife if done, the knife should come out clean.
Cut into pieces to serve as khaman.

For Sev khamani crumble these pieces.


2 tbsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp sesame seeds
Pinch asafoetida
5-6 cloves garlic, minced
2 green chillies, finely chopped
Few curry leaves
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 cup nylon Sev
1/ 2 cup pomegranate pearls
1/4 cup coconut, grated (optional)
1/4 cup coriander leaves, chopped
Lemon juice

Heat oil.
Add mustard seeds, let crackle.
Add sesame seeds and immediately add asafoetida.
Add curry leaves, green chilly and minced garlic.
Let the garlic turn pink.
Add turmeric powder and the crumbled khaman pieces.
Mix well.
Transfer into a bowl.
Sprinkle nylon Sev , coriander leaves, coconut and pomegranate pearls.
Drizzle lemon juice.
Serve right away.

The khamani can be made in advance  but the Sev and rest of the garnishes should be added only at the time of serving.

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