Semiya upma

Semiya upma recipe, Vermicelli upma

Semiya upma / Vermicelli upma is a simple and quick recipe which can be served as breakfast/ dinner. Semiya upma is an instant and basic upma with only handful ingredients in the making, does not require much of cutting work or time to prepare. Though i dont like semiya/ vermicelli i make this recipe only for my hubby as he is a big fan of it. This upma tastes best when served with coconut chutney and sambar. For the below recipe i have used roasted vermicelli, but if you are using unroasted semiya/ vermicelli dry roast it in a pan in medium flame and then make upma. So lets get to the making!

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  • Roasted Semiya – ¾ cup
  • Onion – 1 (small sized)
  • Green chilli – 2
  • Water – 1 cup
  • Mustard seeds – ½ tsp
  • Urad dal – 1 tsp
  • Channa dal – 1 tsp
  • Salt – to taste
  • Curry leaves – a spring
  • Oil – 1 tsp

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Semiya upma

How to make Semiya upma with step by step images

Semiya upma

  1. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, after it crackles add urad dal and channa dal. When dal turns golden brown add curry leaves, sliced onion and green chilli. Saute well.
    Semiya upma
  2. Now add water and salt to it. Mix well. When the water starts boiling reduce the flame to medium and add roasted semiya/ vermicelli.
    Semiya upma
  3. Mix well and cook with lid on. It should take around 5 minutes for the semiya / vermicelli to get cooked. When semiya/ vermicelli looks cooked and it looks dry. Put off the flame and serve it hot with chutney and sambar!
    Semiya upma


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