Lemon Sevai

Ingredients (Translation)

1 cup of MTR Rice sevai
2 tsps of lemon juice
Salt to taste
2 Green chillies
2 tsps of oil
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp of mustard seeds
1 tsp of bengalgram dal
1 tsp of blackgram dal
Coriander leaves to garnish
10 cashews

In a microwave safe bowl, micro high 3 cups of for 3 minutes. Now, add the rice sevai to it and micro high for 2 minutes. If not cooked well, micro high for another minute. Remove and transfer to a strainer and allow the water to drain completely.

In a different microwave safe bowl, add oil, mustard seeds, bengalgram dal and blackgram dal and micro high for 30 seconds. Now add the green chillies and turmeric powder and micro high for another 30 seconds. Finally add the cooked rice sevai. (ensure that it is completely dry without any water).

Add salt, lemon juice, mix well and micro high for one minute.

Garnish with roasted cashews and finely chopped coriander leaves.

Other variations

You can mix dry puliyogare powder to the cooked rice sevai and omit all other ingredients.

Also, instead of lemon juice and turmeric powder, you can add some scrapped fresh coconut to the rice sevai.

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Roopa said...

nice blog wow what a difference only cooking in microwave!

easycrafts said...

thanks roopa

Pooja V said...

This sounds super easy :).

Mona said...

hi, my first time to your blog, and i have always wanted to learn microwave cooking, have a microwave and i use it only to reheat my dinner plate. Will definitely try out and learn making dishes in the microwave :-) Nice blog


The Pescetarian said...

holy wow!!! you're blog is AWESOME. I never thought I'd be eating anything Indian but takeout. thank you thank you thank you and, uh, oh yeah...THANKS!

easycrafts said...

thanks pooja,


welcome to my blog...you too have a very nice and elaborate blog

the pescetarian,

thanks a lot for your comments.

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