How to make Masala Seviyan-SK Khazana -

An excellent breakfast snack – tasty and wholesome

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Roasted vermicelli, Ghee (घी)

Cuisine : South Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Masala Seviyan-SK Khazana

Masala Seviyan-SK Khazana Recipe Card


India’s peninsular region comprises of four states that can all together boast of around a dozen different cuisines. This is more than any other part of Asia.
There is something unique about the South Indian food that evokes extreme devotion from all who take pride in its food culture. 
South Indian cuisine has its own niche. If you are in Andhra Pradesh you will relish a coastal Andhra, Telangana and Rayalseema cuisine in addition to Mughlai in Nizami style. Karnataka? It will give you north Karnataka, Saraswat, Coorgi and Mangalorean cuisines. Take a trip to Tamil Nadu to relish its Chettinad cuisine, Madurai and Coimbatore styles of cooking. Kerala, God’s own country, has the Moplah, the Syrian Christian and the Palakkad Iyer food to boast of.
South Indian food is based on a calculated and scientific culture that has been passed down from one generation to another. There is a basic understanding of what to eat in the winters and summers, what not to when one is ill, what to eat to avoid being ill and what to eat when one has a fever. There are no owners for these rules but these safely guarded secrets and recipes are an integral part of traditional South Indian home cooking.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Masala Seviyan-SK Khazana Recipe

  • Roasted vermicelli 2 cups

  • Ghee 3 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Split skinless black gram (dhuli urad dal) 1 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida (hing) 1/4 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 8-10

  • Green chillies slit 3

  • Large onion finely chopped 1

  • Medium tomato finely chopped 1

  • Small carrot chopped 1

  • Green peas blanched 1/4 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh coriander sprig for garnish


Step 1

Heat ghee in a non-stick pan. Add mustard seeds and sauté till they splutter. Add black gram, asafoetida, curry leaves and green chillies, mix and sauté well.

Step 2

Add onion, mix and sauté till it turns translucent. Add tomato, mix and cook till it turns soft and pulpy.

Step 3

Add vermicelli and mix and cook till they soften. Add carrot and green peas and mix. Add salt and mix well.

Step 4

Add 3-4 cups hot water, stir to mix, cover and cook till fully done. Add coriander leaves and mix well.

Step 5

Garnish with coriander sprig and serve hot.

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