Omapodi | Festive Recipe | Step by step

Omapodi  | Festive Recipe | Step by step

Omapodi is a savoury snack prepared during Diwali or any festive occasions.Being a blogger i want to try this.My daughter asked it to make Bhel puri so i prepared this for her.My son too loves this omapodi very much.Try this easy savoury snack for Diwali.

Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 15mins
Recipe type: Snacks
Recipe Cuisine: Indian
Author: Babitha Ingredients:

  • Kadalai maavuu/Besan flour-1 cup
  • Rice flour-1\4 cup
  • Ajwain/omam/ carom seeds-3\4 tsp
  • Butter/oil-2 tbsp
  • salt to taste
  • oil to fry
  • water as needed
  • curry leaves-few

Omapodi  | Festive Recipe | Step by step


1.Sieve both flour for even mixing.Soak omam in little water and grind it.(normally it won't ground to fine ,its ok if it is in coarse form).Filter it   and keep the omam water ready.

2.In a bowl add flour mix with salt ,butter and omam water and mix.Then slowly add water and make a sticky dough.This is the correct consistency.

3.Use your small holed sev presser/maker to do this.Fill the presser with the sticky dough and press it over the hot oil.

4.Flip over and cook on the other side when done drain the excess oil in kitchen tissue.

5.Fry some curry leaves and add to it.When cooled break it and store.

Omapodi  | Festive Recipe | Step by step


1.If u have ajwain powder u can just add it no need to grind it.But don't add more as it may cause bitterness.

2.When doing in large batches cover the dough as it may dry out and it will be difficult to press it.

linking to event @ cooks joy  and diwali delicacies of priya and sangeetha

also to gayathiri's diwali event


  1. crispy omapodi...........

  2. we make this sev too. love to see you at my space too.

  3. wow oma podi looks super perfect dear :) well explained too, wish I was there to enjoy them

  4. perfectly made crunchy munchy omapodi, love it dear...

  5. Perfectly made ompodi, looks super delicious and crispy !!


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