Thursday, August 31, 2006

Curd Semiya

Curd Seviya
This is my submission for SeptemberJFI#5 hosted by

::-> Semiya (Vermicilli) cooked and mixed with curd.
::-> Excellent Party and Pot Luck dish.
::-> Easy and time saving.

Ingredients Needed:

1. Seviya 2 cups
2. Water 6 cups
3. Ice water 3/4 cup [See Note]
4. Salt to taste
5. Grated Carrots 1/2 cup
6. Chopped Cucumber 1/2 cup
7. Raisins 20
8. Cashew nuts 10
9. Green Chillies 3
10. Small piece of ginger
11. Coriander and Curry leaves
12. Curd added with 1/2 cup milk - 2 cups (according to desired consistency)
13. Mustard seeds 1/4 tsp
14. Dried Red Chilli - 1 or 2
15. Oil for frying Cashew, Raisins, Mustard and Red Chilli (2 tsp)

1. Roast seviya without adding oil and cook till done.
2. Wash thoroughly, drain water and pour Ice water, keep it aside.
3. Take out any water before adding Curd.
4. In Curd, add grated Carrot, Cucumber pieces, Salt, Grated Ginger and Green Chillies,Fried Raisins, Cashews, Mustard seeds and Red Chilli.
5. Mix Gently the Seviya and garnish with Curry and Coriander leaves.
6. Keep this in fridge and serve chill.

[\] Cool dish for a Hot Party. [/]

Note: Ice Water avoide the Seviya getting dissolved while Cooking.


Prema Sundar said...

Hi Menutoday,
Curd with semiya is a recipe which I havent heard before.. looks very nice and different.I sure do learn a lot from U guys. will surely give this a try.

KrishnaArjuna said...

This is a very innovative recipe, kudos to you!
Curd semiya.. I have never tried this before..

jayshree said...

I jus' loved it when I tasted first. I think it is a very popular dish in Coimbatore.Will be gr8 with lemon pickle! Wow !

Been long since I did.. Thnx for reminding.

sudhav said...

MT,edhu roomba puthusana recipe ennaku..kandipa next time try pannuren..thanks for the recipe..

shilpa said...

A new dish for me. Looks great. I will try it soon.

Vineela said...

Hi MM,
thanks for sharing this recipe.
Iam thinking to make this for JFI.
this is called " bakala bhath " in kannada.
Once ,i tasted in bangalore.
Since,then i will ask my mom to prepare this.
looks yummy.
Thanks for your participation.

Meena Kandlakuti said...

Hi MT,

semiya curd seeing for first time.Sounds intresting..should try once.Thanks for sharing

Anonymous said...

hi MT,
i am devi..this is one of my favorite receipe...i often ask my mom to do this...Once whn i took this to my office for lunch...most of them where surprized and it was huge it t office and everyone tasted it..and i had my lunch from outside...From that day onwards..if someone feels like having different food they wil ask me to bring this one..and i wil take two boxes..
By the way i have tried ur pink pal payasam, shell seedai and also ur aloo hubby loved them...
thanks for sharing dear..

Menu Today said...

Hi Prema,
Thanks. It is a different version of curd rice . Please do let me know when you try this.
Hi KA,
Thank you so much.

Hi Jayashree,
Yes, It is Popular dish in Coimbatore.When time permits please make this dish and enjoy!!!
Hi SudhaV,
seithu parungal romba nalla irukkum. Nandri!!
Hi Shilpa,
Thanks a lot. Please do let me know when you make this.
Thank you for hosting .

Hi Meena,
Thanks. Try this dish when time permits, you will love it.

Hi Devi,
Thank you so much. Nice to know that your family members liked pal payasam, shell seedai and tomato Aloo.Thanks for visiting.

Krithika said...

I really like this. Isn't this called as Bahala Bhath ? Thanks for sharing this recipe

Krithika said...

BTW, have added you to my blogroll. I dont know why I tool so long :-)

Shaheen said...

i have never tried this before. can it be made with the thin roasted vermicelli also?

indianadoc said...

MT,I have had it once in a buffet arranged in my college...I dont remember what the name was...oh but it ws cool indeed!! thanx for the recipe.

Priya said...

Hi Menutoday,
The curd semiya looks really delicious. I have tasted it with aval but with semiya its new. Will surely give it a try. And the Thavala adai also looks yummy, I used to love it when my mom made it. AHve nearly forgotten it here. Will have to try that soon too :)

indosungod said...

MT Thayir Semiya looks delicious, it is my big time favortie, like you said a great dish for parties.

Menu Today said...

Hi Kirthika,
I think so. In CBE they call it as curd semiya.
Thank you so much for adding me.I will add yours soon.
Hi Shaheen,
Yes, you can make with thin semiya.
Cook carefully without mashing.

Hi Indianadoc,
Thank you soo much.

Hi Priya,
Thanks, please do let me know when you make this.

Hi Indosungod,
Thank u so much...

Foodie's Hope said...

Very cooool indeed!! Never tried this before, but willing to now!! Thanks MT!

sailaja said...

I have the same doubt as Krithika, is it bhagala bath? Nice recipe and healthy one at that..:)

Menu Today said...

Hi Asha,
Please do let me know when you try this. Thanks a lot. I think you will like this dish..

Hi Sailu,
Yes, it is called Semiya Bahala Bhath. Thanks.

Deepa Cooks said...

Hi Menu today,
I tasted this curd semiya in a party I was wondering how to make this one.

I will definitely try this one day.
My baby likes this kind of curd dished.Thanks for sharing.

Vaishali said...

A unique dish, MT. Totally new to me. Will try it out when I buy Semiya next.

Menu Today said...

Hi Deepa and Vaishali,
Thanks.Please try this and enjoy curd semiya.

rv said...

very unique dish, havent heard abt it before, and right time that i came upon this post as i have lots of semiya here and my husband loves curd :) Thanks to your recipe :)