Vermicelli Upma / Semia Upma

by - February 26, 2013


Vermicelli Upma / Semia Upma

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 10 ~ 15 minutes
Serves : 2 ~ 3
Sources: sarasyummybites

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup vermicelli / Semia
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped tomatoes
4 medium size green chillies or to taste
1 1/2 cups water
2 tbsp minced cilantro
Salt to taste

For Seasoning:

1 tbsp oil + 1 tbsp ghee
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp cumin
1 tsp channa dal
1 tsp whole urad dal
1/4 tsp Asafoetida / Hing
1/2 tsp minced ginger( optional)

Method:
Preparation:
  • Break the vermicelli into small pieces.
  • Chop the onion, tomato and green chillies and keep it aside.
Cooking:
  • Heat 1 tsp of ghee and roast semia/ vermicelli to slight golden brown color. Turn off the heat and transfer to other plate.
  • In a same pan, heat oil and ghee. Add mustard seeds, allow it to splutter, then add remaining seasoning ingredients one by one and fry till dal changes the color.
  • Add chopped onions, green chillies, curry leaves and fry till onion become soft then add chopped tomatoes and cook it for a minutes.
  • Add water and salt. Allow it to boil.
  • Add roasted semia to the boiling water in one hand and mix the mixture in other hand with help of spatula.
  • Lower the heat and cook it for 5 to 7 minutes until done. Add cilantro and mix gently.
  • Turn off the heat and transfer to serving plate. Serve with any spicy chutney of your choice.
Vermicelli Upma / Semia Upma

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30 comments

  1. yummy and delicious upma:)always craving for this:)

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  2. This is my favorite. Love this semiya.. Looks delicious!!

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  3. Perfect semiya upma recipe, love it any time. I also make lemon semiya. Please check my blog for tasty cup cake with cream cheese frosting.

    Chitchat

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  4. Fuss free breakfast recipe. Nice one

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  5. healthy preparation, mom always makes this for my dad it his fav...

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  6. Have seen hardly peoples saying no to this upma, obviously its my favourite too.

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  7. Each semia is looking so separate and tempting...

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  8. Perfect for any busy day.would love to have a plate now.

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  9. simple and healthy breakfast recipe!

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  10. Oohhh so delicious n inviting....

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  11. I love semia upma - the trick of course is to not let it lumpy or the other extreme - very dry. Yours looks perfect. Love the click...

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  12. All time favorite upma. Urs look nice and tempting.

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  13. I don't add tomatoes to upma and thatz a good twist and looks scrumptious

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  14. super tempting upma!!lovely clicks...

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  15. Upma looks delicious and easy to make,perfect for breakfast...

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  16. What a yummy looking semya upma. That first click is AWESOME.

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  17. Our all time fav!! Beautiful clicks!

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  18. my favourite upma dear. nice presentation

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  19. really like the angle of the last photo

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  20. This is a great breakfast, we usually have it for weekends. Nice clicks!

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  21. This surely works out so well for a quick breakfast, nice pictures..

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  22. this is so yum..Come and participate in my event- Mela/Carnival Food

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