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semiya upma

Semiya (Vermicelli) Upma

Revathi Palani
Semiya Upma is a versatile, healthy, quick and easy breakfast recipe made with vermicelli. Goes well as a breakfast with any spicy chutney or sambar.
Prep Time 3 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 8 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2

Ingredients
  

  • Roasted Vermicelli - 1 Cup
  • Onion - ½ Large Sliced
  • Water - 1 Cup
  • Salt - ¼ tsp adjust per taste

To temper

  • Oil - 2 tsp
  • Mustard - ¼ tsp
  • Chana Dal - 1 Tbsp
  • Broken urad dal - 1 tsp
  • Jeera - ½ tsp
  • Green Chilli - 2 Slit
  • Curry leaves - 6 leaves

Instructions
 

  • First heat the oil in a pan, add the mustard and let it splutter. Then add all the other items mentioned under "To temper" in the given order.

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  • Once the dals turn golden brown, add the onions and saute until they are translucent.Add the water, salt and give a quick stir.

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  • Wait until the water just starts to boil. Add the vermicelli to the pan and mix nicely.

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  • Cook covered in low-medium flame for 2 mins or until the vermicelli is cooked through.

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  • Enjoy hot along with any chutney.

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Notes | FAQ

- I used roasted vermicelli. In case you have normal vermicelli, dry roast it first before using.
- Water quantity and cooking time may vary based on the size of pan and stove settings. Adjust accordingly.