Sweet Sev/Seeni Sev/Innipu Sev

For the final day of Indian sweets themed under BM#69 is a simple yet delicious sweet sev.Sweet sev is so popular in Southern parts of Tamilnadu and aslo called as seeni sev or inippu sev.
The sugar coated sev needs two steps in which, sev is prepared and mixed in a sugar syrup to coat the sev evenly.This sweet sev is has a sweet taste with a crunchy texture.Off to the recipe..............

                                                  Sweet Sev/Seeni Sev/Inippu Sev

   Basic Information

   Preparation time ~ 10 minutes
   Cooking time ~ 30-35 minutes
   Makes ~ 4 cups(approximately)


Gram flour/kadalamaavu
1 cup
Rice Flour/arisi maavu
1/4 cup+2 tbs
1/2 tsp
Baking soda
a pinch
Hot oil or butter
3 tbs(to mix dough)
to fry
3/4 cup
  • Heat the pan with oil and once it becomes hot keep it in a low flame.Take the gram flour,rice flour,salt and baking soda in a mixing bowl.Mix it well,to this add 3 tbs of hot oil.Mix it thoroughly.

  • Slowly sprinkle water and make a stiff dough.Take the murukku press with 3 or 5 eyed round blade and fill the dough.

  • Squeeze the dough in the hot oil in a circular motion.After a minute,with the help of ladle break it into pieces and cook it in a medium flame till it becomes crispy.Remove it from the oil.
  • Drain in on a paper towel.Continue for the rest of the dough.Meanwhile in a wide pan add the sugar and 1/2 cup of water.Let it boil.
  • After 5-6 of boiling check the consistency of the sugar syrup by dropping it in cold water.The sugar syrup needs to be in a soft ball consistency and able to make a ball and should not dissolve in water.Once the sugar syrup reaches the consistency,put off the flame.Now add the the fried sev and mix it well.After 2-3 minutes of mixing the suagr coats the sev well and get crystallized.Let it cool down for 10-15 minutes.
  • Store it in an air tight container.

  • Cardamom powder can be added in the sugar syrup for extra flavor.
  • The consistency of the sugar syrup is important to get it coated well.If it is not in a perfect consistency,the sev will be soggy and doesn't taste good.
  • After squeezing the sev in oil,try to break it into pieces with ladle to get a nice crispy and crunchy sev.


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Lovely. This takes me down to my childhood time.

Lovely. This takes me down to my childhood time.

I have planned this for this Diwali. Yours looks perfect..

yummy looking sweet and crunchy snack

Ages i had this inipu sev, my paternal grandma's signature dish, feel like munching some.

The sweet sev looks delicious , will make an ideal munch for those in between snacks .

sweet sev definitely takes me down my memory lane.

I have never tried sweet sev. It looks wonderful .

Yumm, yumm!! I can see myself munching on these addictive sweet sev -- so tempting.

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