semiya upma

semiya upma

Semiya Upma

Semiya Upma,this wonderful dish is made of Vermicelli (Semiya) , vegetables and with a mild South Indian tempering.
Preferable to use the thin vermicelli for better results.
This can be served as a evening quick-bite or breakfast dish. Kids love this dish- for them you can skip chilly.


  • Serves Four Portions
  • 300 gms Vermicelli
  • 1 Tbsp Clarified butter/ Oil
  • 1/2 Tsp Garlic (crushed)
  • 1/2 Tsp Ginger
  • 1 Tsp Curry leaves
  • 2/3 Nos Dried chilly
  • 1 Tsp Raisins
  • 1 Tsp Cashew nut
  • 75 gms Onion, sliced
  • 3 Nos Green chilly, slit half way
  • 50 gms Carrots, chopped
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 75 gms Grated Coconut
  • Salt to taste

Method Of Preparation

  1. Break vermicelli and keep aside.
  2. Slice onion,dice the carrots and gather all the ingredients listed and set aside.

  3. Add 1 cup of water and salt (salt should be added now as adding it later on may not mix evenly) and bring it to a boil.
  4. Add vermicelli and cook on a slow fire. When it is half done, add grated coconut and cook
  5. Adjust the seasoning and enjoy!


Bone Appetite & Happy Cooking!


One Comment

  1. My kids would love this. They like anything made of vermicelli. Thank you for sharing..and the main photo is stunning.

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