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Vermicelli and Semolina Idli /Sooji and Sevai ki idli
Sooji aur Sevai ki idli-Steamed savoury cake made with semolina and vermicelli
Breakfast, snacks/starters, Tiffin recipes
South Indian Cuisine
Idli, rava idli, semiya idli
Semolina / Sooji
Vermicelli / Sevai
Yogurt / Dahi
Green Chillies / Hari Mirch
Carrot / Gajar
Ginger / Adrak
Turmeric Powder / Haldi Powder
Eno fruit salt
White lentil/urad daal
Mustard Seeds / Rai *
Cashew Nuts / Kaju
Curry Leaves / Kadi Patta
Heat oil in a pan and add white lentil and saute.When it become pink then add mustard seeds and cashews.
When seed start crackling then add vermicelli and saute on medium heat for 2 minutes.Now add semolina,green chilies and curry leaves and roast for a minute.
Switch off the flame,add chopped vegetables and let it cool down completely.
Now add beaten yogurt,salt and some water and make a medium thick batter
Cover and rest for 20 minutes.
Grease idli moulds and boil water in the steamer.When water start boiling then add eno in the batter and fill in the idli moulds
Steam for 10 minutes in the steamer.Take out ,rest for 2 minutes and scoop out with a wet spoon.
Serve with coconut chutney and tomato chutney.
1-You can skip vermicelli and can make it only with 2 cups of semolina .
2-If available then use slightly sour yogurt or add 1 tsp of lemon juice.
3- Addition of vegetables is optional.
4- I have used Bambino vermicelli,but you can use any variety.