Tamarind Idiyappam Recipe
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Tamarind idiyappam is an instant 10 minute breakfast you can make with readymade idiyappam or instant sevai
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 2
  • 4 cups lightly crushed idiyappam or sevai
  • 1 tsp tamarind soaked in ½ cup warm water
  • 2 tsp oil
  • ¼ tsp black mustard seeds
  • ¼ tsp split urad dal (skinned black gram)
  • 2 tbsp broken cashew nuts or peanuts
  • ½ cup finely chopped onions
  • A few curry leaves
  • 3-4 dry red chillies, torn into halves
  • A pinch of hing (asafoetida)
  • ½ tsp brown sugar or jaggery
  • Salt to taste
  1. Soak the tamarind in warm water. Extract the juice and discard pulp and seeds
  2. Heat oil and add the black mustard seeds. When they pop, add the urad dal
  3. When the dal turns golden brown, add the cashew nuts or peanuts
  4. Roast until golden brown
  5. Then add the onions, curry leaves, red chillies, and hing
  6. Mix well and saute until the onions turn translucent
  7. Now add the tamarind water
  8. Also add the brown sugar and jaggery at this time
  9. Cook on low flame until the mixture thickens, about 4-5 mins
  10. Then add the idiyappam and salt
  11. Mix well and cook for another minute until the moisture is absorbed almost entirely
  12. Serve hot as is or with red coconut chutney
Recipe by Edible Garden at https://www.cookingandme.com/2016/06/14/puli-idiyappam-recipe-tamarind-idiyappam-step-step/