Thayir Semiya Recipe (Curd Semiya)

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Thayir Semiya Recipe (Curd Semiya)
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Thayir Semiya or Curd Vermicelli is a quick dish which you can make for lunch. If you are bored of eating curd rice everyday, you can always make this Thayir semiya or curd semiya for a change. In South India, people consume curd everyday. 

Did you know- Curd has numerous health benefits. It cools down the heat in stomach after eating spicy food. Curd consumption strengthens the immune system. It contains calcium and hence it helps in maintaining bones and teeth. Curds also helps lower the blood pressure and reduces cholesterol. It helps in weight loss too. Curd is a super food and you can consume it in anyway that you like.

Serve Thayir Semiya on its own for a light and healthy lunch or dinner.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Semiya recipes such as

  1. Vegetable Semiya Upma
  2. Semiya Payasam
  3. Ragi Vermicelli


Cuisine: Indian
Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

35 M


3-4 Servings


  • 1/2 cup Semiya (Vermicelli) , roasted
  • 1 cup Curd (Dahi / Yogurt)
  • For tempering
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu)
  • 1/2 teaspoon White Urad Dal (Split)
  • pinch Asafoetida (hing)
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 2 teaspoon Oil
  • Raw Peanuts (Moongphali)
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 2 teaspoon Oil
  • 5 to 6 Cashew nuts , for garnishing

How to make Thayir Semiya Recipe (Curd Semiya)

  1. To begin making the Thayir Semiya recipe, firstly boil the vermicelli in 2 cups water. Drain it and spread on a colander.

  2. Pass cold water through it. This ensures that the vermicelli does not become sticky. Keep it aside and let it cool down.

  3. Heat a kadai/wok and add oil. Add the peanuts and roast till it turns brownish. Remove and keep it aside.

  4. In the same kadai, add more oil if needed and add the mustard seeds and after it splutters add the other ingredients meant for tempering.

  5. Add the boiled vermicelli and mix everything. Add salt to taste and mix.

  6. Finally just before serving add curd and mix well. 

  7. Serve Thayir Semiya on its own for a light and healthy lunch or dinner