Monday, July 9, 2012

Lemon Semiya

                                                   

Ingredients:

Semiya / vermicelli - 2 cups 

Onion - 1/2 (finely chopped)
Lemon juice - 4 tbsp
Oil - 3 tbsp
Ground nuts /pea nuts - 1/4 cup 
cashews - 10

Chana dal - 1 tbsp
Urad dal 
 -1 tbsp 
Mustard seeds
 -1 tbsp 
Red chillies - 3
Curry leaves - few
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tbsp
Salt to taste.

Method:

Boil water in a vessel & add semiya /vermicelli and let it cook for 4 to 5 minutes till it becomes soft(Don't over cook as it becomes mushy). Then turnoff the flame.
                                                                                          
Strain the cooked semiya under the cold water.Let the water drain completely and spread on a wide plate. 

Heat the oil in a pan, add the 
mustard seeds,chana dal,urad dal,broken red chillies, ground nuts and curry leaves and saute for 5 mins.Now add cashew nuts and saute for few mins.
                                                 

                                      
Add onion,turmeric powder and add cooked semiya/vermicelli to it & add enough salt and stir it well &let it cook for 2 to 3 minutes then turn off the flame. 

Now add lemon juice & mix it well.

Garnish with coriander leave and serve hot.

37 comments:

  1. i m hungry now
    this is delicious

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  2. a good substitute to lemon rice.. well made..

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  3. nice combination... never tried this...
    Noel collections

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  4. Looks yummy!!

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  5. Thanks a lot for posting such innovative & experimental Indian Recipes. They all look Yummy :-9

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  6. Delicious lemon semiya, I make some time.

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  7. Delicious,will surely try this,love the color.

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  8. I always love this flavor. Yum

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  9. Wish to get a bowl of this irresistible semiya now, yumm!

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  10. tangy n yummy semiya...lovely recipe!!
    Spicy Treats

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  11. Hi Reka ,

    looks and tastes YYYummYYY!!!!

    Colourful :))

    neat presentation !!

    and Keep on Dear...

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  12. Very nice and tempting recipe. Great clicks too. It can be substitute of lemon rice.

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  13. delicious tempting lemony flavor semya...

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  14. looks tempting.... way to go!!!!!!!!!

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  15. It's quite nostalgic.........does the semiya need roasting......coz I remember having eaten brownish semiya. Planning to make it. Thanks for the recipe

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    1. hi naveena. no need to roast the semiya..

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  16. Delicious and yummy semiya....

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  17. Its fantastic. Love lemon flavor with semiya.

    www.indianrecipecorner.com

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  19. Semiya is so easy to eat. And when flavoured like this so tasty too.

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  20. my families favorite breakfast...looks delicious

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  21. Nice color...quick n delicious meal!

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  22. How on the earth you could make it like this, it does not look oily (even the pan does not have oil) or mushy. It also does not look brownish. I love the end product. Just a suggestion, you could serve it on a plate and take a picture of it.

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  23. Sorry. The comment got posted half way through. I wish I can make like this (not oily, not mushy, not brownish). I love anything made of semiya.

    Semiya Girl

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    1. thank u so much semiya girl:) i have always used little amount of oil while cooking.. ya dear,i will accept ur suggestion.. thanks for visiting my blog..

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  24. Wow ! the recipe looks delicious. Thanks for sharing this easy-looking recipe. I MIGHT try it sometime soon.

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