September 29, 2009

Vermicelli Upma

This is a very easy to make breakfast dish.


  • Vermicelli - 2 Cups
  • Water - 3 cups
  • Onions - 1 big sliced
  • Green Chillies - 4 (depending on your taste)
  • urud daal -2 tbs
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tbs
  • Curry leaves
  • mustard seeds -1/2 tbs
  • Diced carrots and Peas - 1/2 cup
  • Salt
  • Oil
For 1 cup of vermicelli you need 1.5cup of water

  • Take a pan and heat it.Add vermicelli and fry it till light brown and keep it aside. 
  • Add 3 tsp oil into the pan .once the oil gets heated add cumin seeds,urud daal,mustard seeds and curry leaves .When all these are fried add veggie pieces and fry for 4 min and then add onions and green chilli pieces. stir it for another 5 min. 
  • Add 3 cups of water and place a lid on the pan and increase the heat to med- high ,add salt as per taste. After 5-8 minutes when the water starts boiling , add fried vermicelli and mix well and  reduce the heat to low and Leave it with lid for 5-8 minutes untill all the moisture in the upma is gone .