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Semiya Upma Recipe

Semiya Upma
How to make Semiya UpmaNDTV Food

A popular South Indian breakfast dish which is also known as Vermicelli Upma. A quick, easy and light recipe, this is made from vermicelli, a traditional type of pasta round in section similar to spaghetti along with a mix of vegetables and spices. This is one of the most fulfilling and delicious meal to prepare when you have just no time to prepare an elaborate breakfast.

  • Total Cook Time 30 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 20 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Semiya Upma

  • 2 Tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp Peanuts
  • 1/2 tsp Sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp Urad dal
  • 7-8 nos Curry leaves
  • 11-12 nos Cashewnuts
  • 1 nos Onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup Carrot, chopped
  • 1/4 cup Beans, chopped
  • 1/4 cup Peas
  • 1 tsp Ginger
  • 1 nos Green chilli
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 cup Vermicelli
  • 1 cup Water

How to Make Semiya Upma

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Heat oil in a pan.
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Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, peanuts, sesame seeds, urad dal, curry leaves and cashew nuts.
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Saute them for a while and add onion. Mix thoroughly.
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Add chopped carrot and beans along with peas, ginger and green chilli. Mix well.
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Add salt and turmeric powder and mix until yellowish in colour.
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Slowly pour vermicelli in the pan.
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Stir slowly, adding water as required.
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Cover the pan for a while to let it cook on a medium flame.
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Remove the lid and check if the water has evaporated.
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Semiya Upma is ready to serve hot.
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