Sev curry / Shev bhaji

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This is a typical maharashtrian dish. The rasa of this curry is made very spicy and it is had along with chapatis, roti or pav.

Preparation time :10 mins

Cooking time : 15 mins

Serves : 4

INGREDIENTS:

  • Onion : 2 vertically chopped
  • Grated dry coconut /khopra : 1/2 cup
  • Garlic cloves : 6 to 7
  • Ginger : 1 tsp chopped
  • Dry red chilli : 3 to 4
  • Turmeric powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Kashmiri chilli powder: 2 tsp
  • Coriander powder: 3/4 tsp
  • Garam masala : 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds : 1/2 tsp
  • Salt : for taste
  • Coriander leaves : 1/2 cup finely chopped
  • Tikhat sev : 1/2 packet
  • Oil

PREPARATION:

  • Heat 1 tsp oil in a wok.
  • Add onions and saute until it turns little brown.
  • Add grated dry coconut ,dry red chilli, ginger and garlic and saute for a minute.
  • Remove it from flame , let it cool for sometime.
  • Blend this into smooth paste by adding water.
  • Heat oil in the same wok.
  • Add cumin seeds , let it splutter.
  • Add the ground paste and salt and cook till oil separates.
  • Add all dry spice powders. Mix well.
  • Add 2 cups water and coriander leaves and cook for 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Check for salt, if required add again.
  • Squeeze little lime juice.
  • Add sev before serving or it will become soft.
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