Lime Semiya

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Semiya - 2 cups
  • Oil - 2 tsp
  • Mustard - 1 tsp
  • Black gram (urad) dal - 1 tsp
  • Green chillies - 2, chopped
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Lime juice - 2 tbsp, or to taste
  • Coriander leaves - 2 tbsp, chopped

How to Make Lime Semiya

  • Boil about 8 cups of water.
  • Add 1/2 tsp salt and the semiya.
  • Boil for 1-2 mins till the semiya is cooked.
  • Drain the water, and rinse the semiya with cold water and drain.
  • This will reduce the starch and the end product will not be sticky.
  • Place this in a non-stick pan.
  • Heat oil in a pan and season with mustard, dal, chillies and curry leaves.
  • Add to the semiya.
  • Add salt and turmeric.
  • Mix gently and keep covered on low flame till the contents are heated.
  • Remove from fire, stir in the lime juice and coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot.