Vermicelli/ Semiya upma

This is another quick recipe for breakfast or evening snack.

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Serves: 2


1 cup vermicelli/semiya.
1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
5 to 6 curry leaves
1 cup finely chopped mixed vegetables of ur choice ( carrot,beans,peas,potato,capsicum)
1/2 medium sized onion finely chopped
1/ medium sized tomato finely chopped
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
salt to taste
few coriander leaves chopped

vermicelli ingredients

Heat 3 cups of water in a deep vessel . When the water starts boiling  add vermicelli / semiya . Boil the semiya for few minutes till  it gets cooked. Drain the semiya and keep aside in a plate.

Meanwhile, in a pan/kadai  heat 1 teaspoon oil, add mustard seeds. After mustard seeds crackle, add curry leaves, onion and saute till translucent. Then add tomato, mixed vegetables, salt, turmeric, chilli powder and saute for 4 to 5 minutes. Add cooked vermicelli / semiya and mix well gently. Cook over a medium flame for 2 mintes.  Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.


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