Coconut sevai/coconut idiyappam recipeTweet
Coconut sevai or coconut idiyappam is a very delicious snack or dish made with plain idiyappam (prepared with rice flour), grated coconut, red chillies and cashewnuts. It is a very healthy and light snack which can be had at breakfast time or as a snack. Coconut sevai or idiyappam is very easy to prepare too and very common in South Indian households.
- Sevai/plain idiyappam - 2 cups
- Coconut oil - 2 tablespoons
- Grated coconut - 3/4 cup
- Mustard seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
- Urad dal - 1 teaspoon
- Chana dal/bengalgram dal - 1/2 teaspoon
- Whole red chillies - 4 nos
- 1 string of curry leaves
- Cashewnuts - 10
- Salt to taste
- A pinch of asafoetida (hing)
HOW TO MAKE COCONUT SEVAI/IDIYAPPAM RECIPE Loosen the strings of plain idiyappam into small pieces and keep it ready.
Heat coconut oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds. Once the seeds starts spluttering, add asafoetida, urad dal, chana dal, cashew nuts, red chillies and curry leaves
Once the dals turn golden brown, add grated coconut and stir fry on low flame till the raw smell goes away. This will take about a minute or two.
Add the plain sevai and salt and mix well.