Sevai / rice noodles is a popular southern indian dish that is steamed cooked and then seasoned. Different varieties of sevai's are prepared. Like the plain sevai, tamarind sevai, lime sevai, the yummy tasting coconut sevai.To make rice sevai from scratch will be time consuming for a person like me. So i went in for the ready to cook rice sevai available in the market.
Thursday, July 29, 2010
200gm / 2 cups - Rice sevai
1 cup - Freshly grated coconut
2 tbsp - White sesame seeds,roasted & powdered
1/2 tsp - Mustard seeds
1/2 tsp - Urad dal
1 tsp - Channa dal
3 to 4 - Green chili, chopped
2 sprigs - Curry leaves
Coconut or sesame oil
1 ) In plenty of water, cook ready to cook sevai. Add salt to taste and little oil to the water. Once cooked drain all the water and set aside
2 ) In a kadai, heat coconut or sesame oil, add mustard seeds, urad dal, channa dal, peanuts, and let the mustard pop and the dals gets fried to agolden color. Then add green chili,curry leaves, 2 tbsp grated coconut and fry till coconut turns lightly golden.
3 ) Add the cooked sevai to the kadai and stir in well with the ingredients. Sprinkle the roasted and powdered sesame powder, adjust salt to taste. Stir and mix well. Finally add the freshly grated coconut and mix in well. Take off the stove and serve in a serving dish.
Serve for breakfast or for evening snacks.