semiya(Vermicelli) or pasta upma

Semiya is my favorite for breakfast on a busy day. It tastes yummy, easy to cook and looks great too!!! kids will love this.

Vermicelli-1 cup
Onions-1/2cup chopped
Carrot grated-1/4cup
1 big Green chili chopped
chopped cilantro-2t.s
Ground nut/ pea nuts -2ts
Cumin seeds-1/2ts
Mustard seeds-1/2ts
Chana dal-1tbsp
Moong dal-1tbsp
Turmeric-Pinch (optional)
Salt to taste
Chili powder-1/2t.s
Red chili-1
Garlic minced-1ts
vegetable oil-2ts
water 1 3/4 cup
Heat 2ts of oil in non stick pan and add cumin + mustard + chana + moong dal+pea nuts+ red chili and wait until they splutter. Add onions, green chili, Garlic and saute until they the onions become transparent. Add turmeric and cook for few min and add green peas, carrot and saute until they are well cooked in medium flame. Now add salt to taste and add 1 3/4 cup of water and let the mixture come to boil. Then add 1 cup of vermicelli and mix well. constantly keep stirring under medium flame. when the mixture is well cooked add cilantro and turn off the stove. serve with lemon pickle or lime juice.
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  1. Delicious and healthy...I make this for breakfast...sometimes...

  2. This looks divine! Great job :)

  3. Hi
    Thank you so much for visiting my blog and following me. You too have a lovely space here with so many yummy recipes. Love to follow you.
    Semiya looks so yummy. Jhatpat breakfast too.

  4. Semiya upma looks irresistible very yummy.

  5. simple and delicious breakfast.nice way to start the day

  6. I love this a lot. More than me my kid likes this. As this so healthy and very nutritious I make this often.

  7. My fav.. love to grab the plate..

  8. I too love Vermicelli...This one looks so good and tempting...

  9. Dear Deephti

    Vermicelli pasta looks super tasty and inviting.


  10. Love it, looks so tempting and delicious :)

  11. Thank you all for the wonderful comments!!!


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