tomato sevai recipe | thakkali sevai – a tasty and easy breakfast or snack recipe
We often make sevai or idiyappam at home. And now I am at my native. Here we make idli, dosa, idiyappam, or puttu as our main breakfast. My kids love to have different breakfast recipes like aloo paratha, paneer sandwich, and many others.
So, yesterday for a change we made this tomato sevai. It is perfect for a light breakfast or dinner.
tomato sevai recipe
- sevai or idiyappam – 2 cups
- oil – 1 tablespoon
- mustard seeds – 1/2 teaspoon
- urad dal – 1 teaspoon
- chana dal or kadala parippu – 1 teaspoon
- curry leaves – few
- cumin seeds – 1/2 teaspoon
- hing or asafetida powder – a pinch
- ginger – 1/2-inch piece, finely chopped
- green chili – 1, chopped
- onion – 1, sliced
- tomato – 2, finely chopped
- carrot – 1/4 cup, finely chopped
- turmeric powder – 1/4 teaspoon
- red chili powder – 1/4 teaspoon
- salt – to taste
how to make tomato sevai
1. To make tomato sevai, make sevai or idiyappam. You can also use leftover sevai if you have. Click the link for make idiyappam.
2. Chop onion, tomato, ginger, green chili and keep aside.
3. Heat oil in a pan. When the oil is hot enough, splutter mustard seeds. Add urad dal, chana dal, cumin seeds, green chili, ginger, curry leaves, hing, and saute till dal turns golden.
4. Add onion, saute till onion turns light brownish in color. Then add carrots and fry them for a minute.
5. Add finely chopped tomatoes, salt, and saute till they turn mushy.
6. Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, and saute for a few seconds till the raw smell of masala goes off completely. Add coriander leaves and mix well. Turn off the flame.
7. Now add sevai, mix well. Add a teaspoon of ghee and mix well.
8. Serve tomato sevai hot.