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Curd Semiya/Semiya Bagala Bath


I love curd recipes a lot.  This curd semiya is very famous in our place. After I made this here , I came to know that  many people don’t know about this curd semiya. Instead of making curd rice we can make this curd semiya. It will take just 15 minutes to prepare this dish. It will be very tasty and  different too.

Preparation time: 20 minutes
No of Servings: 2-3
Spice level: 1 out of 5


  • Semiya(Vermicelli)-1 cup
  • Curd-1 cup
  • Mustard seeds-1 tsp
  • Urad dhal-2 tsp
  • Green chillies-2
  • Curry leaves-few
  • Coriander leaves-1 tbsp
  • Cashews-6
  • Oil-2 tsp
  • Salt-to taste

Method of Preparation:

  1. Heat oil in a pan and fry the semiya in a low flame.
  2. Stop frying before it turns to brown.
  3. Heat 4 cups of water and allow it to boil.
  4. Add the semiya in the boiling water and allow it to boil till it becomes soft.
  5. Drain the water and keep it aside.
  6. Heat oil in a small pan and add the mustard seeds followed by urad dhal, green chilles and curry leaves. Then fry the cashews.
  7. Now mix the vermicelli with curd, salt and all the seasonings.
  8. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  9. Serve it with mint chutney or pickle.


For seasoning we can also use fruits, raisins or carrots.



  1. this is an interesing twist to the traditional curd rice recipe, my kids would luv it, after all who doesn’t like semiya?!!

  2. Looks so creamy and comforting. perfect for summer!

  3. The dish looks very tempting and colourful….

  4. very innovative..looks so delicious..

  5. i love this.. nice click!

  6. Love this recipe. I make so often with rice and I am sure this variation will be most welcome by my family 🙂

  7. Love this, looks so yummy.

  8. Thank you everyone for your nice comments:). Try this and let me know !!!

  9. Really so yummy dish instead of doing curd rice we can save time by doin dish and children ll love it …… Check the website for more interesting thing do to know, which is conducting mother’s day contest Please click below link to join this contest

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