Prepare idiyappam as mentioned in the Idiyappam Recipe. After it cools, loosen the strings and keep it ready.
In a broad vessel, add lemon juice and salt. Keep it aside.
Heat a tsp of oil in a pan, fry cashew nuts until golden brown. Remove and keep it aside.
In the same pan, add the remaining oil and heat it. Add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add hing, red chillies, bengal gram, turmeric powder, curry leaves and green chillies.
Saute on low heat until dal turns golden brown.
Add the seasoning to the lemon juice mix. Add fried cashew nuts or roasted peanuts.
Add plain idiyappam to the above and mix well. Adjust salt and lemon juice according to your taste.
Serve it with chips or papads or appalam.
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