This one of my moms flavoring recipe….As I told before this is one of the style of preparing idiyappam and we used to call it as sevai… We can flavor it with lemon/tamarind and coconut…..many more…….here we go…
3cup Par Boiled rice
Hand full of Raw rice
2 ½ tsp salt.
Coconut oil for greasing hands and seasoning
Soak rice in luke warm water for 2 hours
Grind to smooth paste in grinder. Add salt at the end of grinding,
Take a heavy bottem pan and pour the batter and cook till it becomes thick dough. And grease the hands and make small balls and steam in idli plate.
When the idlis are warm put it in the greased sevai maker (available in shops) and press it.
When all the batter is used up in the same manner, allow the prepared white sevai to cool down.
Spread it in broad plate and separate them using oiled hands carefully,
When this prepared Sevai we shall prepare :
Lemon sevai :Heat oil add seasonings with green chilli, cashewnuts and curry leaves. Pour over sevai with turmeric powder, squeeze lemon and mix well.
Coconut sevai:Heat coconut oil splutter mustard seeds and urad dhal, add slitted green chilli, add it to the sevai. Fry an amount of coconut in coconut oil with little sugar till light brown colour. Add it to the sevai.
Tamarind sevai: Prepare thick tamarind pulp as for tamarind rice . Instead of cokked rice add this sevai…