Vermicelli Upma / Semiya Upma

Vermicelli upma

Vermicelli Upma Recipe

Ingredients (Serves 2)

1. Roasted vermicelli / semiya – 1 cup

2. Hot water – 1.5 cup

3. Oil – 2 – 3 tsp

4. Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp

Dried red chilly – 1 , broken

Cashews – 2 – 3 tbsp

Urad dal – 1/2 tsp

Chana dal – 1/2 tsp

5. Curry leaves – A few

Green chilly – 1, slit

Hing / asafoetida – 1 pinch

6. Onion – 3 – 4 tbsp, chopped

7. Carrot – 1 small, chopped

Green beans – 3 tbsp, chopped

Fresh green peas – 2 tbsp

8. Cilantro – 1 tbsp, chopped

9. Salt – To taste

10. Ghee – 1 tsp (optional)

Method

Heat oil/ghee in a pan at medium heat. Splutter mustard seeds and fry dry red chilies, cashews, urad dal and chana dal. Saute until golden. Add curry leaves, green chilly and hing. Stir for a few seconds. Add onion and saute until transparent. Add carrot, green beans, green peas and little salt. Saute for 1 – 2 minutes. Add hot water and bring to a boil. Taste-check for salt. Add roasted semiya and mix well. Cover and cook for 4 – 5 minutes at medium-low heat until done. Add little ghee and mix well. Sprinkle cilantro and serve hot.

Vermicelli upma

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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