Monday, January 31, 2022

Kara Seeyam


Today, I am going to share a very interesting and tasty Chettinad Kara Seeyam which I came across in youtube channel while searching for evening snacks. It is easy, tasty, fluffy evening snack, that can be done in less time and all your friends and relatives will love it instantly.

Chettinad Kara Seeyam is a crispy evening snack made with rice and urad dal. Usually, rice and lentils can be soaked and ground immediately to make seeyam, no need for fermentation.You can serve with spicy or coconut chutney.



For batter

 Urad dal - 1 cup

 Raw rice - 1 cup

 Salt - as needed

 Cooking oil - for frying

To temper:

Mustard seed-1 teaspoon

Small onions finely chopped-1/2 cup

Green chilies -1 finely chopped

Grated coconut-1/2 cup

Curry leaf chopped-1 tbsp

Oil-2 tsp


1. Measure raw rice and uraddal in equal Proportion and soak it for at least 2 hrs.Add water little by little and grind to a fluffy batter-like idli batter and Keep aside.

2.Keep the kadai in the stove. Pour 2tsp oil. When the oil gets heated, add the mustard seed, and curry leaf.

3.When the mustard cracks add the onion and chillies stir for 2 to 3 minutes, then add the grated coconut stir for 1 more minute.

4.Transfer the above sauted ingredients to the batter along with required salt and mix well.

5.When the oil gets heated make the batter into small round balls simply with your hand and fry it.Keep the flame in medium.


 6.When the cheeyums turn golden brown, transfer the cheeyums into a plate spread with tissue paper. When the oil gets absorbed it is ready to be served.

Enjoy your Kara Seeyam with Hot Coffee/Tea!

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