Tuesday, 2 April 2013

Lemon Sevai / Idiyappam / Sandavai

Many of you would have tasted the dish idiyappm and I am sure that all of you liked it..  In Tamilnadu After marriage, when couples eat the first meal, idiyappam is a must dish in the menu. My mom told this is ritual. Readers please confirm :-) Nowadays indian supermarkets making this dish lot easier.. I tried frozen idiappam when I cooked this dish. The result is awesome.


Ingredients :


Rice Sticks (idiyappam)
200 gms
Lemon
1(extract the juice)
Onion(optional)
1
Green chillies
2
Red chillies
4
Asafoetida / Hing
A pinch
Turmeric Powder
½ tsp
Curry Leaves
1 sprig
Mustard seeds
1 tsp
Channa dal
1 tbsp
Urad dal
2 tsp
Cashew Nuts
2 tsp
Peanuts
1 tbsp
Salt
As needed
Oil
1 tbsp




Steps :


  • Loosen the Rice sticks (Idiyappam) and keep it ready.
  • Heat oil in pan add mustard seeds,when it splutters add hing,chaana dal,urad dal,cashew nuts,peanuts,curry leaves fry till turns slightly brown.

  • Add thinly sliced onions fry till transparent then add green chillies,red chillies,turmeric powder fry for 2 sec.

  • Then add rice sticks(idiyappam) required salt and give a quick stir. Finally add the lemon juice and switch it off.

  • Serve hot with coconut chutney.

20 comments:

  1. Looks very very inviting dear.. I dont get the frozen ones here and i dont have a idiyappam maker :( Miss them..

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  2. I just got a packet of these .. was planning to make the same dish or with curd..

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  4. Very inviting and yummy..lovely clicks

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  5. just like lemon rice. love it.

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  6. Love the last click and its really tempting.

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  7. Oooh. Very tempting Saranya :) Wish I had an idiyappam maker. I don't think I will get them premade here...

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  8. a comfort food :) but never made sevai at home before..

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  9. wow yummy lemon sevai :) and superb explanation :)

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  10. Lovely texture & yummy healthy ones,love to grab the platter:)

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  11. hmmm...never thought of doing anything like this with idiappam...so unique. Thanks for sharing :-)

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  12. look really tempting , i'm drooling

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  13. Feel like eating a mouthful from that spoon..never tasted it,but it looks delicious..Hope ur had a grt holiday in Scotland :)

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  14. my Favorite saran , yes , it was the dish served for all occasions like inviting newly married couple , house warming and so on in our kongu region...............

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  15. Its been ages i had this,drooling here sis..

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  16. mouthwatering... i ws wondering wat has lemon to do with idiyappam.. completely new dish fr me

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