Idiyappam or sevai is a rice vermicilli or rice sticks, prepared with rice flour. It is a popular cuisine in south India.Lemon sevai is prepared with lemon. health benefits of lemon includes strong antibacterial, antiviral, and immune-boosting powers and their use as a weight loss, aid because lemon juice is a digestive aid and liver cleanser. Lemons contain many substances--notably citric acid, calcium, magnesium, vitamin C, bioflavonoids, pectin, and limonene--that promote immunity and fight infection.
plain Idiyappam/plain sevai - 2 cups [ refer idiyappam/sevai preparation from my blog].
big juicy lemon - 1.
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp.
channa dal - 2 tsp.
urad dal - 1 tsp.
curry leaves - 1 sprig.
Green chillies - 2
Red chillies - 2.
salt - to taste.
coriander leaves - little for garnishing
turmeric powder -1/4 tsp.
oil - to fry.
- Heat the oil, add mustard seeds, when it splutters add chana dal,urad dal, green chillies,red chillies , curryleaves,turmeric powder, saute till dal's turn golden brown colour.
- Now switch off the stove, tear plain idiyappam gently, add salt to it.
- Finally squeeze lemon on idiyappam and mix well, garnish with cilantro, Now lemon idiyappam is ready.(Adjust salt and lemon according to your taste buds)