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Curd Semiya (Vermicelli)

Curd semiya is a popular Indian dish made with vermicelli noodles and yogurt. It is a simple and refreshing recipe that is perfect for hot summer days. Curd semiya can be enjoyed as a main dish or as a side dish with other Indian curries. It is a light and refreshing meal that is perfect for summer gatherings or as a quick and easy lunch option.

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Curd Semiya (Vermicelli)

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Recipe by S Kamala Course: BreakfastCuisine: Indian, TamilDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

15

minutes

Discover the delightful and cooling flavors of Curd Semiya, a popular Indian dish made with vermicelli noodles and yogurt. Perfect for summer days!

Ingredients

  • Semiya (Vermicelli) – 2 cups

  • Curd – 2 cup

  • Bengal gram dhal – 2 teaspoon

  • Urad dhal – 2 teaspoon

  • Mustard – ½ teaspoon

  • Red Chillies – 2

  • Greem chillies – 3

  • Fresh ginger – a small pice

  • Asafoetida – a pinch

  • Curry leaves – few

  • Coriander leaves – few

  • Cucumber – one small piece

  • Carrot grated – 1 tablespoon

  • Oil – 1 tablespoon

  • Salt – 1 teaspoon or as per taste

Directions

  • Bring 6 cups of water to a boil, adding a teaspoon of oil and a pinch of salt. Add the semiya (vermicelli) and cook until tender. Remove from heat, strain, and rinse with cold water. Set aside.
  • Finely chop curry leaves, coriander leaves, and green chillies, and grate a piece of fresh ginger.
  • Cut cucumber into bite-sized pieces.
  • In a mixing bowl, whisk the curd until smooth. Add in the cucumber pieces, chopped green chillies, curry leaves, coriander leaves, grated ginger, and salt. Mix well.
  • Gently fold the cooked semiya into the curd mixture, ensuring that it’s evenly distributed.
  • For seasoning, heat a small amount of oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds and wait for them to pop. Stir in a pinch of asafoetida.
  • Drizzle this seasoning over the semiya-curd mixture.
  • Garnish the dish with freshly grated carrot before serving.
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