Sev is a very good munching snack of India. It is a snack looks like noodles and made from gram flour. Various, food experts, food bloggers and foreginers keep coming to India, and they give their own interesting definitions about Sev, after seeing it for the first time. I am sure, after reading this definition’s, a gentle smile will dance on your lips. Read below:
Sev are crisp fried sticks
Sev are crisp fried sticks of extruded chickpea-flour dough (the word sev might be derived from a word for 'thread' which came from the root siv, referring to sewing).
Sev vendor is sure to appear anywhere
Sev rivals peanuts as India's most popular munching snack. Anywhere people gather, a sev vendor is sure to appear with an assortment of freshly made fried noodles. Some noodles are spicy and spaghetti-thick, while others are very fine and unseasoned.
Indian version of American trail mix
Sev is used to make the Indian version of the American trail mix, deep-fried sev refried in clarified butter with dried fruit, boiled potatoes, diced onion, puffed rice, or other ingredients and more hot spices.
Delicious fried vermicelli snack
Sev is a delicious fried vermicelli snack that is made from besan/ gram flour.
Enjoy Sev with Indian Masala Chai
The crispiness of the sev vermicelli adds to the texture and flavor of the chaats. Many like to savor the Sev as it is with their "Masala Chai" (Spiced Indian milk Tea).
Greasy and attractive
It seemed appropriately greasy and attractive (pretty much like any thin fried noodle, except short and curly)
The above is the saying by people who have seen or tasted Sev for the very first time and attracted towards its shape, taste and attributes. The taste of Sev is available at Aakash Namkeen.