Shavige chitranna recipe | How to make lemon vermicelli | Lemon sevai recipe | Shavige oggarane

By Latha on June 9th, 2017

shavige chitranna or lemon sevai

Shavige chitranna or lemon vermicelli explained here with step by step pictures. Shavige chitranna or shavige oggarane is an authentic Karnataka style recipe. This shavige chitranna or lemon sevai is prepared using unroasted vermicelli, coconut, onion, green chili and lemon.

This is a very tasty recipe and the chitranna or lemon sevai stays soft even when it is cool. This recipe is very similar to kayi sasive chitranna or lemon rice recipe, which I posted earlier. Also I have posted 2 more chitranna recipes like mavinakayi (mango) chitranna and nellikai (amla) chitranna recipes.

If you are looking for shavige or vermicelli recipes then do check my shavige uppittu and shavige payasa or vermicelli kheer recipes. We can also prepare shavige pulav, shavige bath and shavige kesari bath, which I will share it soon.

You can find many tasty breakfast recipes on this website like bisi bele bath, veg pulav, tomato bath, neer dosa, ghee rice, pongal, masala dosa, vangi bath, methi rice, puliyogare and pudina pulao recipes.

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Shavige chitranna or lemon vermicelli recipe

Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 30 min
Serves: 4

Ingredients: (measuring cup used = 240ml)

  1. 1 cup vermicelli (unroasted)
  2. 1/2 cup grated coconut
  3. 2 - 4 green chilies
  4. 1 tsp mustard seeds
  5. 2 tbsp groundnut or peanut
  6. 2 tsp urad dal
  7. 2 tsp chana dal or gram dal
  8. 5 - 6 curry leaves
  9. 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  10. 1 big onion, finely chopped
  11. 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves
  12. Salt as per your taste
  13. 1 medium sized lemon
  14. 4 tbsp oil

Instructions for making shavige chitranna or lemon sevai:

  1. Take around 5 cups of water, 1 tsp of oil, 1/2 tsp of salt in a container and bring it to boil. Add in a cup of unroasted vermicelli and cook until soft. Take care not to overcook it.cooking vermicelli for shavige chitranna or oggarane
  2. Once cooked, drain the excess water and set it aside.drained vermicelli for shavige chitranna or oggarane
  3. Parallely take 1/2 cup of grated coconut, 2 green chilies and 1/2 tsp mustard seeds in a mixie jar. Dry grind it and keep it aside.coconut, mustard and green chili for shavige chitranna or oggarane
  4. Next take 4 tbsp of oil in a wide deep frying pan and heat it under medium flame. At first add in groundnuts and fry until they start crackling.ground nut for shavige chitranna or oggarane
  5. Followed by add in mustard seeds, gram dal and urad dal. Saute until mustard seed splutters. tempering for shavige chitranna or oggarane
  6. Add in finely chopped onion and curry leaves. Fry until onions are soft.onion and curry leaves for shavige chitranna or oggarane
  7. Add in ground coconut, mustard and green chili mixture. Also add in turmeric powder and mix well.ground coconut for shavige chitranna or oggarane
  8. Switch off the stove and add in cooked vermicelli. Give a quick mix.adding cooked vermicelli for shavige chitranna or oggarane
  9. Next add in 2 tbsp of finely chopped coriander leaves, salt and lemon juice from a juicy lemon.coriander leaves for shavige chitranna or oggarane
  10. Mix carefully using a flat spatula. Tasty shavige chitranna or lemon sevai is ready to serve.mixing shavige chitranna or oggarane

Dear reader, We have a Kannada version of this recipe. Click here to read this recipe in Kannada.

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