Monday 6 April 2015

Coconut Sevai / Coconut Flavoured String Hoppers

Coconut Sevai is a perfect variation for coconut rice; an 'easy to prepare' tiffin variety that is popular among south Indians.

Leftover plain Idiyppam / string hoppers at our house, is always converted as Coconut Sevai! 

Check out my other sevai recipes too:
Lemon Sevai / Lemon Idiyappam / Lemon Flavored String Hoppers

Scrambled Idiyappam - 1 ½ to 2 cups
Grated Coconut -  
½ to ¾ cup

For Seasoning:
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Urad dhal - ¾ tsp
Bengal gram/channa dal - 1 tsp
Cashewnuts - 1  tbsp(broken)
Red Chilli - 2 to 3
Asafoetida / Perungayam - a pinch
Curry leaves - 1 sprig
Oil - 2 tsp
Isn't this photo looking very cute!


Heat oil in a pan, season with all the ingredients one by one.  Once it crackles and also the dhal & nuts turned into golden brown; add grated coconut.

Sauté for a minute and reduce the flame.  Add scrambled idiyappam and mix well; switch off the gas.

Delicious coconut sevai is ready to serve now!


Instead of red chillies you can also add green chillies.

You can add roasted peanuts for extra crunchiness.


  1. delicious and flavorful sevai.comfort food actually for me

  2. Comforting sevai, I do see the cute teddy, let me eat from the bowl and spare the bear!


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