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Vermicelli Upma

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Vermicelli Upma,Semiya Upmavu,upma,Upmavu

Vermicelli Upma


  • Vermicelli -1 Cup
  • Cooking Oil- 3-4 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
  • Green chilies (3-5 med, chopped)
  • Chopped onions (1/2 med, chopped)
  • Chopped ginger-1/4 tsp
  • Vegetables of choice: Peas, carrots, beans, potatoes, etc
  • Grated coconut-1/4 cup
  • Curry Leaves-1 pod
  • Cashew, raisins –as required
  • Water- 2 Cup
  • Salt to taste

Method of preparation

Dry-roast vermicelli until it just begins to turn brown, and then keep aside.

In a large saucepan, heat the cooking oil.
Add mustard seeds and wait for them to splutter. Then add ginger, green chilies, chopped onions, curry leaves, raisins, cashews and fry until onions turn light brown.
Add vegetables, salt and water into this mixture and bring to boil.
Once the water is boiled, add the roasted vermicelli, and grated coconut into it.
Cover the pan with a lid and cook it in a slow flame for 5-10 minutes.
The upma is done when all the water is absorbed by the Vermicelli


Written by chayakkada

July 30, 2011 at 9:16 PM

Posted in Breakfast