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Seeralam, this is a traditional South Indian ( Tamilian) recipe. This recipe was handed down to me by my mother in law. I used to prepare this dish as an evening snack for my children as an after school treat.
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Seeralam recipe - How to make Seeralam
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1 hoursMakes 3 to 4 servings
- Combine rice, dal and red chillies in a deep bowl and soak in water for about an hour and drain.
- Add ginger and garlic and blend in a mixer to a coarse paste.
- When all the above said ingredients are tender, transfer into a mixer along with ginger and garlic.
- Add chopped onions and salt. Mix well.
- Pour batter in a greased 175 mm. (7") diameter thali and spread it to make an even layer.
- Steam in a steamer till cooked. cool and cut into very small pieces or lightly cuumble with fingers.
- Heat oil in a flat non-stick pan. Add the mustard seeds.
- When the seeds crackle add add urad dal, gram dal and cumin seeds one after the other.
- Add turmeric powder, asafoetida and curry leaves.
- When all the ingredients start releasing their aroma, add the cooked crumbled mixture. Keep stirring till all the ingredients are mixed thoroughly.
- Cook for some more time till the contents are well done.
- Transfer into a serving dish and garnish with fresh curry leaves.
- Serve hot.
This recipe was contributed by Foodie #641374 on 06 Nov 2015I am a homemaker from Chennai, Tamil Nadu. I lived with my parents in law for almost forty long year...
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