Wednesday, March 4, 2009


Sevai or rice noodles in English is one of the favorite tiffin item my mom makes.We have this sevai nazhi at home.She makes lovely soft sevai's.It will be fun to do it.But it gets really hard after 3-4 rounds of pressing it when the dough cools down.

Since i don't have it here i bought ready made rice sevai & made variety sevais with it.Nothing like the home made sevai's though.

Vegetable sevai

Sevai 1cup(cook as per instruction in the packet)
vegetables 1cup(i used carrots,beans,peas & corn kernels)
onion 1
tomato 1
oil 3 tsp
mustard seeds 1/4tsp
ginger garlic paste 1/2tsp
turmeric powder 1/4tsp
chilli powder 1/2tsp
salt to tasteIn a kadai add oil.Add mustard seeds & allow it to pop.Now add the cut onions & ginger garlic paste & saute.Then add the cut vegetables(cut the vegetables length wise)saute.Add turmeric & chilli powder.Add water & allow it to cook.When done mix it with the sevai u prepare.Vegetable sevai is ready.

Tomato sevai
sevai 1 cup(cook as per instructions in packet)
tomatoes 2
peas 2-3 tsp
mustard seeds 1/4tsp
salt to taste
oil 3 tsp
chilli powder 1 tsp
onion 1In a kadai add oil & splutter mustard seeds.Now add cut onions & saute.Now add tomatoes & peas & chilli powder & salt.Add little water & allow tomatoes to cook.When done add to the sevai.

Sweet sevai
Sevai 1 cup
coconut (shredded)1/4cup
sugar as per taste

Mix coconut & sugar to the sevai.Adjust sugar according to the taste.

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