Vermicelli Upma Recipe

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Vermicelli Upma
  • Chef: Plavaneeta Borah
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Try this quick and health snack next time you are hit by a sudden hunger attack.

Ingredients of Vermicelli Upma

  • 2 cups of thin vermicelli
  • 2 Tbsp of refined oil
  • 1 tsp of mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp of cumin seeds
  • 1 Tbsp of urad dal
  • 2 green chillies, split lengthwise
  • 9-10 curry leaves
  • 1 onion, finely sliced
  • 1/2 cup of beans, chopped
  • 1/2 cup of carrots, chopped
  • 1/2 cup of fresh peas
  • 1/2 cup of tomato puree
  • 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 Tbsp of roasted peanuts

How to Make Vermicelli Upma

1.1. Heat a wok or a kadai and roast the vermicelli for 3-4 minutes until slightly golden. Transfer to a plate and keep aside.
2.2. Heat oil in the same kadai and add urad dal, mustard and cumin seeds. Let them crackle for a minute and add the chillies and curry leaves. Saute for 1-2 minutes and add the onions. Mix well.
3.3. Add turmeric powder and salt and saute for 1-2 minutes. Then add the vegetables and stir well. Allow them to cook for 3-4 minutes.
4.4. Add the tomato puree and 2 1/2 cups of water, and bring to a rolling boil. Add the vermicelli and mix well. Cover the kadai with a lid and let it cook for 5-6 minutes or until the vermicelli is cooked and the water is dried up.
5.5. Check seasoning. Transfer to a serving bowl and finish with roasted peanuts on top and a fresh green chilli. Serve immediately.
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