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Saturday, October 16, 2010

Coconut Sevai-Coconut Sevai recipe-Coconut Idiyappam

I have already shared how to make idiyappam in my earlier post. If you have not read that,kindly check that and come to this post as this is a continuation of that post. If you have read that post ,then you will be knowing how to prepare idiyappam flour and plain idiyappam. This recipe is made by using plain idiyappam with coconut seasoning.Today we will learn how to make coconut idiyappam following this easy recipe.

coconut sevai-Thengai idiyappam

Coconut Sevai-Thengai Idiyappam

Coconut Sevai-Thengai Idiyappam

 Prep Time : 20 mins
 Cook Time : 10 mins 
 Recipe CategoryBreakfast-Dinner-Tiffin
 Recipe CuisineSouth Indian

   Ingredients needed

   Plain idiyappam (made from 1/2 cup idiyappam flour)
   Salt needed

   For the seasoning

   Oil - 3 tsp
   Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
   Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
   Red chillies - 2
   Hing – a pinch
   Green chilli – 1 slit
   Curry leaves – a sprig
   Fresh coconut - 1/2 cup heaped grated

   For garnishing

   Fried Cashewnuts - 4-5


Made idiyappam as mentioned in the Idiyappam recipe.

After the idiyappam cools, loosen the strings and keep it aside.


Heat oil, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add urad dal, red chillies, hing, green chilli and curry leaves.

When dal turns golden brown, add grated coconut and fry well on medium heat till the raw flavor goes. Add salt needed and mix well.

Add the plain idiyappam or sevai and mix well, so that is is well coated with the seasoning.

Garnish it with fried cashew nuts.

Serve with crushed papads or chips. Enjoy!!


If you plan to make it for dinner, you can prepare plain idiyappam in the morning itself and keep it ready. You can do the seasoning before serving.

Idiyappam prepared from 1/2 cup of rice flour or sevai prepared from 1/2 cup of rice serves only 1 adult.

More coconut recipes

Coconut Recipes

Coconut Rice ( thengai sadam)

coconut rice-thengai sadam

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  1. This recipe is new to me but its quite interesting and more over looks soft

  2. hi...i like the art with coconut shells.....the recipe is also interesting....

  3. Ever in demand in my household. Beautiful presentation.

  4. Hey Padhu,

    The coconut sevai looks very tasty and delectable :)

  5. Awesome Presentation!!!i have never made sevai @ home, got a new sevai press fm india this time!!! Bookmarking this!!!!

  6. I like coconut idiyappam very much. Yummy dish

  7. hey Padhu
    this lookd really yum yum.

  8. Wow! This looks so cute as always.

  9. wow lovely sevai dear..... thanks for sending to my event...

  10. Yummy and droolworthy coconut sevai..

  11. oh those coconut look so cute, how do it make it, adorable!

  12. wow...nice one!!!luv the 2nd pic...it's damn cute:)

  13. Nice recipe i love anything with coconut.

  14. new recipe for me, but looks so flavorful!

  15. Your snaps are so creative and interesting...nice rice..

  16. Gorgeous coconut dishes.Lovely decoration to the coconuts,Padhu!

    Pushpa @ simplehomefood.com

  17. easy and simple & very delicious...

  18. Like idiyappams, but never ate them this way..looks delicious padhu..

  19. i alwys love this yummy coconut sevai.nice presentation

  20. Nice one Padhu.We call it as idiyappam upma :)

  21. looks superb....and delicicous....

    and thanks for ur suggestions....applied the same...thanks again

  22. Lovely...picture is so tempting!!!

  23. My husband loves this! will try some time for sure.

  24. A new recipe to me...looks so flavourful and yumm!

  25. Coconut idiyappam looks yum!! Loved the presentation..

  26. U r back again with an excellent recipe.....and an even excellent presentation...

  27. coconut idiyappam is my all time fav..love your art..

    Aaha Oho

  28. Loved the coconut decoration...Nice way of finishing left over idiyappams..

  29. Hi dear.Very nice presentation.Nice way to use the idiyappam, great snack for kids.

  30. hello padhu,i like ur recipes with good pictures and explanation,it is very easy to follow.please can u kindly teach me has how to make aappam,salty one?
    jayashree sathyamurthy.

  31. Thanks for your lovely recipes. The pictures on this recipe is quite funny too.


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