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Saturday, November 14, 2009

Creamy Curd Semiya

Curd Semiya is best suited for ending guest dinners and parties, a different alternative to curd rice!

Creamy Curd Semiya
Vermicelli Semiya - 1.cup
Onion -1 medium sized
Oil -1 tbsp
Chilled curd - 1/2 cup
Salt to taste
Grated Carrot - 1 small size

To temper :
Mustard seeds - 1tsp
Urad Dal - 1 tsp
Finely chopped green chillies - 1
Ginger - 1/2 inch piece

1.Roast vermicelli in 1/2 tsp oil for 2mins and keep seperately. [NOTE : Roasting vermicelli in oil keeps the semiya seperated]

2.Drizzle oil, temper mustard, urad dhal, green chillies and ginger.Add onions, saute till it becomes transparent.

3.Now add 1.5 cups of water and bring it it to boil, add salt to taste. Add roasted vermicelli semiya to boiling water and keep closed for 3mins.

4.Open and turn to other side, check if its cooked else sprinkle lil more water.

5.Leave it to cool then add curd, carrot and mix well. It tastes gud when it is served chilled!
Written by: SHARMILEE J


  1. Thanks for this recipe .. As a kid I always had this at my friend's place and loved it.

    She said it was poha, me nor people at home knew what poha was. Now I'm gonna make this :)

  2. Looks yummy.. Good suggestion for the alternative of curd rice. Never thought of it.

  3. For a moment I thought its cur rice! Sounds really good and brilliant picture!

  4. hey this trick i found out only last wekk when i made payasam....haha...thought i explored smtg new ;)btw lov curd semiya...

  5. Wonderful way to treat our guests, beautiful Sharmi :)

  6. hey thats delicious, i love curd rice so i m sure i'll love this too..yummmm

  7. Thanks alot for the lovely comments dear..U too have a great space here.following u:)

  8. Beautiful dish, delicious and quick dish..

  9. I have never tried making curd semiya, though have been eating around :)..yeah! this is an alternative curd rice..:)
    Lovely shot!..has that comfort look! :)...
    yeah you are right..godhumai appam batter is a little loose...and is softer..:) all the best...melt and strain jaggery if you feel the lumps have fine sand in it, pls..

    All the best!:)

  10. I've never heard of Semiya before, but that looks tasty.

  11. Thayir Semiya looks very delicious. Very beautiful click.

  12. wow... what a click... looks great.. panni pakaren.

  13. I have n't heard of this semiya curd, looks wonderful!!

  14. thankz for the recipe.. but first time i'm hearing this onion in curd semiya! and also.. i would like add on to ur recipe by boiling semiya in milk.. its more tastier and softer....


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