Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Instant Lemon Rice Sevai


I would like to share one more easy breakfast recipe "Lemon Rice Sevai" with you all today.  "Rice Sevai " is nothing but Rice noodles. This instant rice noodles can be cooked within 2-3 minutes by immersing in hot water. later using this rice sevai , you can make either lemon sevai , coconut sevai or tamarind sevai  as per your choice.
  I have used three brands till now , They are  MTR , Anil and  Sri ganeshram's 777 Brand. Serve hot lemon rice sevai with hot filter coffee. You can serve with coconut chutney and pappadam too. 
Kids will like this lemon rice sevai along with sugar and ghee.:-)

Please try it at home and let me know your comments.

Ingredients :
200 gms Instant Rice Sevai
1 teaspoon urad dal 
1 teaspoon channa dal
1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1-2 dry red chilly, split into halves
1-2 fresh green chilly, split into halves
1 lemon
1/2 tablespoon of grated jagerry /sugar
10-15 curry leaves
15-20 ground nut /peanuts
2-3 tbsp freshly grated coconut
salt to taste
2-3 tablespoon of cooking oil

How To Prepare ?
  • As per the instruction given in the packet, cook the rice sevai.
  • I used  777 Brand Rice Sevai today. So followed the below steps . 
i) Boil the water and switch off the flame.   ii) Immerse the sevai in the hot water and cover it for 2 mins.          iii)After 2 mins , drain the water completely.

  • Now add sugar, salt and turmeric powder to the cooked sevai. After 3-4 mins mix it well using hands gently.Break and separate the noodles carefully and keep it aside.I skipped this step and did it inside the kadai/pan only in the below step.
  • Now in a large thick bottomed kadai/pan , heat 2tbsp of oil.Add ground nuts to it and fry them nicely.
  • Now add channa dal, urad dal, mustard seeds and red chilly. After the mustard seeds pop out add curry leaves and fresh green chilly.Fry for few secs and switch off the flame.

  • Now add cooked rice sevai and mix it well . Check the taste and adjust the salt if required.
  • Add freshly grated coconut to it.Squeeze the lemon and add the lemon juice to it. Mix everything well again. We are done with "lemon Rice Sevai".

  • Cook the rice sevai as per the instruction given in the packet. Don't ever over cook the rice sevai.
  • You can use cashew nuts instead of ground nuts.
  • You can add cumin seeds in the tadka/seasoning
  • You can garnish the lemon sevai with fresh coriander leaves.
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