Curd Semiya (Thayir Semiya)

Curd semiya

Curd Semiya Recipe

Ingredients (Serves 3 – 4)

1. Roasted semiya – 1 cup

2. Oil – 1 tbsp

    Mustard seeds – 3/4 tsp

    Dried red chilies – 2, broken

    Urad dal – 1/2 tsp

    Cashews – 10, broken

    Green chilly – 1 – 2, finely chopped

    Curry leaves – A few

    Ginger – 1/2 tsp, grated orminced

3. Carrot – 3 tbsp, finely chopped

   Capsicum – 3 tbsp, finely chopped

4. Salt – To taste

5. Coriander leaves / clantro – 2 – 3 tbsp, chopped

6. Curd – Around 1 cup or as required


1. Cook semiya adding enough water and drain well. Fluff with a fork while it is still warm else it will become very sticky. Transfer to a large bowl and stir in curd and salt, to taste when it cools down. Mix well

2. In a small pan, heat oil at medium heat. Splutter mustard seeds and fry dry red chilies, urad dal and cashews. Next add green chilies, curry leaves, ginger, chopped carrot and green capsicum. Cook for 1 – 2 minutes. Add this seasoning to the semiya mixture. Sprinkle chopped coriander leaves. Serve with pappadam, pickle, sundal (chundal), potato fry etc.


Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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