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Sevaiya is a sweet preparation made from roasted semiya or seviya or vermicelli. The semiya is cooked with water and sugar and then served garnished with chopped almonds and silver vark.

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Sevaiya recipe - How to make Sevaiya

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4


4 thin green chillies
1 1/2 lemons
1/2 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
250 gms vermicelli (seviyan)
is also used in making keer - sweet dish)
1 tsp oil, salt - according to taste

  1. Boil water and put the raw pasta into the boiling water and add 1/2 tsp of salt. when pasta is done, strain and put some running water for 1minute.
  2. Heat oil in the pan.
  3. When hot put mustard seed.
  4. When the seed splutters put green chillies (which are cut into small pieces).
  5. Saute green chillies for 2 mints and put the boiled pasta into the kadi and mix well.
  6. Squeeze lemon on top and taste.
  7. If salt is required, dissolve little salt in water and sprinkle on top and few drops of lemon.
  8. Mix well and close the kadi and keep on slow fire for 2 minutes.
  9. Switch of the gas and serve hot.
  10. This can be also garnished with corrinder leaves on top and served.

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This recipe was contributed by vijayraj on 27 Jun 2001

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