Lemon Sevai / Lemon Idiyappam

lemon sevai,

Lemon Sevai / Lemon Idiyappam is a quick food that can be made in no time .But the making of Sevai/Idiyappam takes time and needs lot of patience.Sevai varieties can also be prepared using instant sevai(rice noodles) available in the stores.
Lemon Sevai is such a tangy,lemony Sevai with simple tempering that brings out such an aroma thus making them a complete tempting food.
I made Idiyappam today for our morning breakfast.So,reserved few to make this Lemon Sevai for I could’nt stop myself from making them to post it here.





1 cup Sevai/Idiyappam

1/4 tsp turmeric powder

Juice of 1 large sized lemon

Salt as required


1/2 tsp mustard seeds

1/2 tsp urad dhal

1 tsp channa dhal

1 sprig of curry leaves

1 green chilly

5 cashews

1 tbsp oil

Few coriander leaves ( chopped )


Mix lemon juice with turmeric powder,salt and keep it aside
Loosen the strings of the Idiyappam and take a cup of Sevai/Idiyappam .


Heat oil in a kadai,add the items under ‘to temper’ column.When it splutters add the lemon juice and let it boil.

add lemon juice

When it boils , add the Sevai.

let it boil

Add the chopped coriander leaves.Mix them gently with the tempered items and the lemon juice.

mix well

Lemon Sevai is ready now.

lemon sevai

Serve the tangy Lemon Sevai with potato fry or pickles.

lemon sevai...


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