½ kg besan
2 tsp salt
lump of butter
½ cup water
4 tbsp hot oil
oil for frying
Sieve besan and combine salt, butter and asafoetida water well with it.
Prepare soft dough, using hot oil and knead well.
Shape parts of the dough into big balls, press them in a sev mould, one by one, in rounds direct in oil, kept at smoking point in frying pan.
Sauté sev for a few minutes till it becomes crispy, turning over 2 to 3 times.
Continue the same procedure for the remaining dough.
When cool keep in container.