Semiya Upma Recipe


Semiya (vermicelli)- 2 cups
Water- 1 ½ cups
Onion- 1 (chopped)
Green peas- ½ cup
Carrot- 1 (chopped)
Tomato- 1 (chopped)
Green chillies- 2 (chopped)
Turmeric powder- ¼ tsp
Mustard seeds- 1tsp
Urad dal- 1tsp
Chana dal- ½ tsp
Curry leaves- 6-7
Dry red chilli- 1
Salt- as per taste
Oil- 2tbsp


1.Heat one tablespoon of oil in a pan and roast the semiya in it till it turns golden brown.

2.Once roasted, transfer the semiya to a plate and keep it aside.

3.Then heat one tablespoon of oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, dry red chilli, urad dal, chana dal curry leaves and saute for a minute.

4.Add the onion and fry for 4-5 minutes on medium flame.

5.Then add the turmeric powder, chopped carrots, green peas, green chillies, and tomato. Fry for 5-6 minutes.

6.Now add the fried semiya, salt and water to the pan. Mix well.

7.Cover and cook for 8-10 minutes on low flame.Once done, remove the cover and wait till the water dries up completely.

8.Once the water dries up, switch off the flame and serve.

Serves: 4
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes

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