Mumbai,30.09.20-Food is may be the only universal thing that really has the power to bring families and people together. When I was a little kid, I used to help my mother in the kitchen. She would always make my favourite dishes. Watching her cooking and due to her blessings, I sharpened myself to try out new and exciting recipes. With time Cooking has become a passion for me. Cooking for me is an art full of creativity, where you explore your kitchen, mix your imagination and innovation with a twist to put together a delicious meal. I am Madhulika Vatsal presenting for you all some very amazing, delicious,yet very simple and easy recipes to win a lot of praise and make you feel overjoyed, proud and accomplished. So let's start cooking!!

Besan sev / gathiya

Ingredients-

250gram besan (gram flour)

3tsp oil

1tsp salt

1/2 tsp baking soda / khane wala soda

1/2 cup water

Method –

Heat oil in a wok on low flame.

Sieve 250gram fine besan in a bowl. You can measure this besan with 3 bowls too.

Add 1tsp salt, 1/2 tsp baking soda (khane wala soda), 3tsp oil in 1/2 cup water. Mix nicely.

Add besan in a bowl, add oil+salt+soda+water mixture and prepare a dough.

Collect all the dough with greased hands.

Wet your hands with water and take a small piece of dough, knead the dough and it smooth.

Take a wooden board and place a clean cloth for collecting the sev / gathiya. Grease the board lightly with oil. Prepare sev / gathiya as shown in the video.

Fry in medium hot oil on low flame till sev / ghatiya become crispy.

Prepare sev / gathiya like a pro without any gadet and fry in oil on low flame.

Fry fresh green chiilis in hot oil for few seconds.

Note - Make a hole or a slit in green chillis before frying.

Our tasty, crispy sev / gathiya is ready. Sprinkle black pepper powder and black salt if you wish. Enjoy!!