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Appears in
The Food of India: A Journey for Food Lovers

By Priya Wickramasinghe

Published 2005

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In this dish from Kerala, the rice noodles are often made at home. However, this is quite labour intensive so we have used rice sticks or vermicelli as a convenient substitute.


  • 225 g (8 oz) rice sticks or vermicelli
  • 4 tablespoons o


Soak the rice sticks in cold water for 30 minutes, then drain and put them in a saucepan of boiling water. Remove from the heat and leave in the pan for 3 minutes. Drain and refresh in cold water.

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a frying pan and fry the cashews until golden. Remove, add the onion t