Now-a-days you get ready made millet sevai prepared with various millets and other food grains in health stores. Kuthiraivali sevai, corn sevai, bajra sevai, thinai sevai, etc are commonly available. I always stock these sevai at home as it comes handy for breakfast when I run out of idli dosa batter. It is easy to prepare, looks colorful and also very nutritious and healthy. Kids will love this very much. I have used Samai sevai (little millet) to prepare this vegetable sevai. You can prepare this for breakfast, dinner or lunch. Today we will learn how to make Little Millet Vegetable Sevai following this easy recipe with step wise pictures.
Chop all the vegetables and keep it ready.
Take enough water and immerse required quantity of sevai. The sevai should be fully covered with water. Let is sit for 5 minutes.
After 5 minutes, drain the water completely and steam cook the sevai for 10-15 minutes. You can use a steamer or an idly pan.
Now the chopped vegetables and steamed sevai are kept ready. You can save a lot of time, when you keep all the things needed ready.
Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add urad dal and red chillies. When dal turns golden brown, add curry leaves, finely chopped onion, ginger and green chillies.
Saute until onions turn transparent. Then add all the vegetables (except capsicum), sambar powder and salt needed. Sprinkle water and cook covered stirring from time to time until the vegetables are tender.
Once the vegetables are cooked, add capsicum and cook for a few more minutes. Make sure that you do not overcook the capsicum.
Then add the steamed millet sevai, mix well and remove from heat.
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Note - You can add sweet corn, broccoli, peas, cauliflower etc
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