This was a crunchy snack made with the gram flour and spices .This is similar to the karasev of Tamilnadu with some difference in the ingredients.
Gram flour / Besan flour – 2 cup
Chilli powder – 2 tbs
Ajwain / carom seeds – ½ tbs
Salt as required
Oil – 2 tbs
Asafetida a pinch
Water – 1 cup + ½ cup ( optional )
In a bowl , mix the gram flour , ajwain , salt , chilli powder , asafetida together.
Sprinkle little water at a time and make a soft and sticky dough.
Add in the 2 tbs of oil and mix well.
Fill the dough in the murruku press and press directly into the hot oil.
Cook in the medium flame till golden brown.
Store the motichanna in airtight container.
Motichannas are ready to serve.