Monday, February 23, 2015

Vella Sevai Recipe | Jaggery Idiyappam Recipe | Idiyappam With Jaggery Syrup

Vella Sevai Recipe
Vella Sevai | Sweetened Idiyappam With Jaggery & Coconut Recipe with step by step photos. Idiyappam and Thengai Paal is my most favorite Idiyappam combo recipe. But V do not like Idiyappam with sweetenend Coconut milk instead he loves it with Jaggery Syrup. So whenever I make Idiyappam, I make a thin jaggery syrup and peanut sesame powder for him. But this time for a change, I prepared a thick sauce and stirred with idiyappam and served. He liked it but said the sweetness was less. So I added more jaggery sauce for him and we three have it with mild sweet.
This Vella Sevai is delicious and equally healthy breakfast or after school snack for kids. My kids loved it a lot. Steamed foods are generally healthy and instead of rice flour, you can use Red rice flour or Ragi Flour or Wheat Flour or Millet Flour to make Idiyappam. Next time I am planning to try with wheat flour/Atta.

Jaggery Idiyappam
Vella Sevai Recipe
Prep Time : 15 minutes | Cook Time : 15 minutes
Recipe Category : Main Course/Tiffin
Serves 2
  1. Idiyappam/Steamed Rice Noodles    2 cup
  2. Jaggery   1/2 cup
  3. Coconut,shredded   2-3 tbsp(fresh or frozen)
  4. Cardamom powder   a pinch
  5. Sesame Peanut Powder    2 tbsp or as needed(optional)
  • Prepare Idiyappam as per this recipe.
  • Once done allow it cool and loosen the strings and break into tiny noodles.
  • Then in a small pan add jaggery and 1/4 cup water and stir well and until jaggery dissolves.
  • And then filter the jaggery syrup and pour back to another wide pan or kadai.
  • Cook it in medium heat until jaggery thickens.
  • When the syrup turns slightly thick to half string consistency, then add shredded coconut and mix well and cook for another 2 minutes.
  • Lastly add cardamom powder, stir well and switch off the stove.
  • Allow the syrup to cool down for a while, after cooling mix the syrup with Idiyappam.
  • Add sesame peanut powder if desired and serve immediately.
  • If required, you can also add some ghee roasted cashew nuts and raisins to Vella Sevai.
Jaggery Idiyappam

Vella Sevai


  1. looks wonderful I haven't had with peanut powder before

  2. Never ever thought of adding peanuts in idiyappam..Just yummy

  3. Such an awesome idea for chai time... yum...

  4. Looks so delicious, I have never tried groundnut and sesame powder in idiyappam, going to soon..

  5. Wow!!! Wonderful recipe. Sounding very tasty.

  6. I love sweet idiyappam...This looks super delicious:)

  7. healthy one with jaggery and sesame powder...simple & yummy dear :)


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