Recipe : Seeyalam (or) Seeraalam
Posted by Chef. Swaminatha Sharma
Posted on 06/12/2017
Again a traditional dish from interior villages of Tamilnadu and almost from South India. This recipe is similiar to cooking Idly with Lentils and sauted with Veggies.. but not exactly veggies. This goes yummy with a spicy chutney as the recipe is highly nutritious and good for growing children and maintains good health. Tambrahmn from Southern part of India would be very famous in making this dish in olden days, but now a forgotten dish. Please see the recipe below, try now and get us your feed back.
Ingredients for making this Special recipe
Paasi paruppu @ Payatham paruppu 2 cups
Kadalai Paruppu - 1 cup
Thuvaram Paruppu - 1 cup
Red chillies = 2 nos
Dhaniya powder - 1 tsp
Aaharam Red Chilly powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt - As required
Finely chopped onion - 1 no
Lemon Juice - 3 tsp
Prepartion method for Seeyaalam : Soak the lentils for 3 hours. Grind the lentils along with Green chillies to fine paste like idly batter. Steam cook in Idly plates after greesing with oil and cut into 1/2 inch pieces and keep ready. In a kadai add 4 tsp of oil, sizzle mustard seeds, urud dal, add onion and saute till golden brown. add Curry leaves 1 arc, Aaharam Red Chilly Powder, Dhania powder and saute wel. Now add the chopped Lentil Idlyies and mix well. Add required salt to it and mix well.. Remove from flame... Squeeze lemon over it and mix well. Serve with spicy chutney of your taste.
Your traditional / Authentic Seeyalam is ready to serve. Serve with Joy and Serve with Pride.