May 18, 2009



Semya - 2 cups
Water - 2 cups
Onion - Thinly sliced
Green chilli
Red chilli
Curry leaves
Chana dal - 2 tsp
Urad dal - 2 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Ghee - 1 tsp
Oil - 1 tbsp


Take a pan, add ghee, when it is hot enough add semya and roast it till it get little brown and set aside.

In the same pan, add oil, when it is hot, add chana dal, red chilli and fry for 2 min then add urad dal and fry for 1 min then add mustard seeds, when they crackle add curry leaves, green chilli and fry for 1 min then add onions, and add little salt. In the mean time put 2 cups of water in a vessel and heat.

when onions are soft, add semya and mix well.

Now add hot water slowly, adjust salt and mix well.

cover it with a lid and cook on medium flame for 10 min and switch off the stove.

Serve hot.


semya- Pulihora

In the same preparation, add cashew nuts, peanuts, and turmeric instead of onions and finally before serving add lemon juice to make it Pulihora.


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