Definition of sev in English:

sev

Pronunciation: /sāv//sev/

noun

  • An Indian snack consisting of long, thin strands of gram flour, deep-fried and spiced.

    • ‘Then carefully flip over the sev with a fork.’
    • ‘On auspicious days, such as today, they make sweet vermicelli, known as sev.’
    • ‘The spicy bhel puri with generous fillings of onions, tomatoes and sev is a great hit.’
    • ‘The practised hand fills a huge puri with generous films of tamarind chutney, curd, pakoda, chana masala, steamed green gram, a dash of black salt, jeera powder, red chilli powder, chaat masala, some sev and coriander leaves.’
    • ‘Serve it garnished with coriander leaves and sev.’

Origin

Hindi.

Pronunciation:

sev

/sāv//sev/