Masala semiya upma | Vermicelli upma | Semiya upma recipe

Cooking Time: 15min

Item Quantity
Vermicelli 1 and 1/2 cups
Oil4 Tablespoons
Cumin seeds1/2 Tablespoon
Red chilli powder1 Teaspoon
Mustard seeds1/2 Tablespoon
Salt As per test
Onion 1 Big in quantity
Turmeric powder(optional)1/4 Teaspoon
Tomato1 In quantity
Sugar1 Tablespoon
Green peas (optional)1/2 cup
Peanuts4 Tablespoons
Chopped Coriander3 Tablespoons

  1. Keep water for boiling, must be more than 2 cups. 
  2. Break the peanuts in two pieces using a bowl or something else. Its cover gets removed just move it out we don't need that.
  3. Take a pan and add oil, cumin seeds let make them some noise, add mustard seeds, our broken peanuts, chopped onion and green peas if available. 
  4. Fry it till onion gets golden. Add chopped tomato, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt and sugar. Again fry it for a minute.
  5. Add vermicelli, and just toss it for a minute and it will look like referral image. Now add chopped coriander in it.
  6. Add boiled water (be careful water jumps out of the pan), we need to add water 1/2 cm extra than mixture height in the pan.
  7. Let it boil for a min on medium flame and then cover it and boil it for another min on low flame. Make sure there is no extra water available in it if its there just make a flame high and you can remove it. Our Vermicelli Upma is ready to eat.

1) Add some butter and lemon on it while serving, test quite delicious. 
2) If you like you can also use green chilli instead of red chilli powder.

This breakfast item is very healthy and contains about 160 calories in one plate. It's so yummy and kids love it. It's kind of traditional pasta in India. 

Vermicelli is made from semolina or suji. In different regions of India for this dish is available with different names, in Telugu they called it as semiya, in Maharashtra they called it as sevai upma. 

Although you can also add some more vegetables in it like carrots, capsicum or french beans as you like. 

Semiya Upma is a popular south Indian breakfast dish which is also known as vermicelli upma. When you have little time to make breakfast, this one is the perfect recipe. Follow the above-given recipe to make this upma at home. It is prepared from vermicelli, mixed vegetables and other spices. 

Kids and adults alike love the silky texture and noodle-like appearance of vermicelli, so the Vermicelli Upma is sure to be an instant hit with the whole family.

It's good for health and we can also make a sweet from it. Its called sevai khir, we will also share that recipe with you. Just try this recipe once, we know you guys gonna love it. 

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Reference image: 
1) Tossed semiya
Tossed semiya