August 27, 2011

How to make Vermicelli Upma

Recipe by Naiya ShethLearn how to make Vermicelli Upma. Originally upma is a south Indian recipe. But if you are bored from same south Indian sooji upma here it's a home made recipe for vermicelli upma. This recipe is not only testy but healthy and quick also. There are two types of vermicelli one from sooji - semolina and the other from wheat, here we will take semolina vermicelli. The recipe contains vegetables and dry fruits also, so ideal recipe for break fast. 

Preparation time - 10 minutes
Cooking time - 10 minutes
Serves - 3 persons

Ingredients to make vermicelli Upma:

1 cup vermicelli 
1 onion finely chopped
1/2 small capsicum finely chopped
1 small carrot finely chopped
1 small tomato finely chopped
2 table spoon oil 
1 tea spoon mustard seeds
2 tea spoon urad daal
1 table spoon chopped cashew nut
8 - 10 raisins
Salt to taste
2 cup hot water
2 - 3 green chilies finely chopped
1 tea spoon lemon juice
8 - 10 curry leaves
4 - 5 french beans finely chopped 
2 table spoon boiled green peas

For garnishing:

Finely chopped coriander

To serve with:

Coconut chutney

Method to make Vermicelli Upma:

  • First of all take oil in a pan, add mustard seeds to it. When it crackles add urad daal, cashew nut, raisins, curry leaves and green chilly. When cashew and urad dal turns to light brown add onion and fry for 1 minute. 
  • Now add french beans, carrot and capsicum to it. Fry for 2 minutes. Now add green peas and vermicelli and roast till vermicelli turns light pink.
  • Now add hot water to it. Add salt and lemon juice. when water is about to  absorb add chopped tomato and cook for a single minute.
  • Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves.
  • Hot and healthy Vermicelli upma is ready to serve. You can serve it with coconut chutney.

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