Tuesday, March 11, 2014

SEMIYA UPMA / Vermicelli Upma

How to make Easy Semiya Upma?
Cooking time: 20min 
Serves :2adults and 1 child

Ingredients :

Vermicelli : 1Cup(i used Bambino's roasted vermicelli)
Water : 2Cups
Onion : 1, meduim sized, finely chopped
Ginger : 1/2 inch piece, finely chopped
Green Chilly : 2, cut in lengthwise
Carrot : 1, small, finely chopped
Beans : 2, cut into half inch pieces
Shredded Coconut : 1/2 Cup
Cashew nuts : 1 tbsp(optional)
Coconut oil : 2tsp
Mustard Seeds : 1/4tsp
Urad Daal : 3/4tsp
Curry Leaves : 1 spring

Method :

1. Heat oil in a kadai and add mustard seeds. When it splutters add urad daal, cashew nuts and curry leaves. Saute for a minute and add onion, ginger and green Chillies and saute till the onion is translucent. 

2. Add beans, carrot and saute for 1 minute.  Pour 2 cups of water and cover the kadai with a tight lid. When water boils, add salt and vermicelli. Cover and cook for few minutes(in low flame). When it is 80% cooked add the coconut and combine well. cover and cook till done.

Note :  If You are not using roasted vermicelli, dry roast it in a kadai for 4-5 minutes, till it turns to light brown color. Keep aside to cool.

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