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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Paneer Idiyappam - Paneer Sevai

Paneer Idiyappam is one of the classic Idiyappam Recipe made with Idiyappam/Rice sevai & Paneer with some Spice Powder. Soft idiyappam when blended with spices & paneer tastes heavenly. In coimbatore at hotel named Village, they serve number of varieties of idiyappam. Usually we order Paneer idiyappam. It tasted so yummy. Then i came home and tried twice or thrice it came out well.My husband told  that taste was so delicious, and it  tasted the same as we ate in Village hotel.  So i wanted to share this recipe with you all. 

Paneer Idiyappam

 Prep Time : 10  min. 
Cook Time : 20  minutes.
Recipe Category:Main Course
Recipe  cuisine:Indian
Serves  :   3 .


Idiyappam/ Instant Rice sevai - 2 +1/2 cups.
Paneer - 100 gms (crumbled/grated)
Onion - 2.
tomato -2.
coriander powder - 1 tsp.
chilli powder - 1 tsp.
turmeric powder - 1/8 tsp.
Garam Masala - 1/2 tsp.
salt - as needed.

To Temper

Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp.
cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp.
curry leaves - 1 sprig.
Green chillies - 1.

  • Make idiyappam or cook Instant Rice Sevai as per the instruction on Packet & keep it ready.
  • chop the onions & tomatoes finely.
  • slit the Green chilly.
  • Grate or crumble the paneer.

  • Heat the oil, add mustard seeds when it splutters add cumin seeds. When it sizzles add Green chilly & curry leaves.
  • When chilly turns its colour, add chopped onions.Saute till it turns transparent.

  • Then add tomatoes, chilli powder, coriander powder, Garam Masala,turmeric Powder   & salt. 
  • Saute till tomatoes turns mushy .

  • Then  add Grated Paneer, mix well such that it blends well with everything.

  • Finally add Idiyapam/sevai & mix Gently without breaking the idiyappam. Garnish with fresh cilantro & switch off the flame.
 Serve hot/warm.

  •  you can add Ginger Garlic paste, while adding onions.
  • you can add handful of  cooked peas or corn before adding paneer.
  • you can replace chilli powder & Garam Masala with Sambar powder for different taste.
  • don't saute the paneer for longer time, else it turns rubbery. 
  •  Always serve warm.


Unknown said...

Priya @asmallbite
Kids friendly recipe and also new idea...

Sundari Nathan said...

Very unique idea!! Simple and yummy recipe!!

Rapabi said...

Super awesome idea. ...We can put idiappam into any of the north idian gravies like dum aloo ,palal paneer etc too...it tastes great