Thursday, February 25, 2010

Lemon Sevai/ Sandhagai/ Idiyappam/ Steamed Rice noodles


1.Instant Sevai or Cooked Sevai - 2 cups

2.Finely Chopped Sambar Onions - 1/2 cup

3.Green Chillies - 3 no's

4.Salt - to taste

5.Juice from one lemon.

For Seasoning:

1.Oil - 2 tbsp

2.Mustard seeds - 2 tsp

3.Chana dhal - 1 tsp

4.Splitted Urad dhal - 1 tsp

5.Curry leaves - few

6.Asafoetida - a pinch

7.Turmeric powder - 2 pinches


1.Heat oil in the skillet and season the items under ingredients.

2.Add the chopped onions and green chillies, fry till the onion turns translucent.

3.Mix the salt with this mixture.

4.Remove the skillet from the fire , now add the cooked sevai into the skillet and mix it well.

5.Now put the skillet in the fire for 5 mts and then add the lemon juice stir it well.

6.Close the skillet with the lid for 10 mts.

7.Serve the Lemon sevai with pickle or with coconut chutney. I served the Sevai with omlet.