Semiya Upma Recipe (How to make Vermicelli Upma Recipe)
US measuring cups are used (1 cup = 240 ml)
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 3 servings
- 1 cup Vermicelli (Semiya or Sevai)
- 2 tablespoons Oil
- ½ teaspoon Mustard seeds
- ½ teaspoon Urad dal (split, skinless black gram)
- 6-8 Cashew nuts
- 1 tablespoon Peanuts
- 1 teaspoon Ginger paste or freshly grated or crushed
- 2 small Green chili finely chopped
- 8-10 Curry leaves
- ½ cup Onion sliced
- ¼ cup Carrot chopped
- ¼ cup Capsicum (Green bell pepper) chopped
- ¼ cup Green peas
- ½ cup Tomato chopped
- Salt to taste
- 1 ¾ cup Water
- 2 tablespoons Cilantro or coriander leaves
Heat 2 teaspoons of oil in a pan on medium heat.
Add sevai, keep stirring and roasting till it is light brown in color.
Once done remove it to a plate and keep it aside.
If using ready made roasted vermicelli then skip this step.
Making Semiya Upma Recipe:
Heat the remaining oil in a pan on medium heat and add mustard seeds.
Once they pop, add urad dal and cashews. Saute till they are light brown in color.
Now saute in ginger paste, green chili and curry leaves for 30-40 seconds.
Then add onion and cook till soft and translucent.
Now mix in all the veggies along with salt and cook till they are soft.
Then add water and bring it to a rolling boil.
Once started boiling, add roasted sevai, cover and cook for 5-6 minutes or all the water is absorbed.
Lastly add chopped coriander leaves and serve.
Calories: 201kcal | Fat: 12.3g | Saturated Fat: 1.7g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 73mg | Potassium: 270mg | Fiber: 3.1g | Sugar: 3.8g | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1.3mg
*Nutrition information is a rough estimate for 1 serving
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