Semiya Upma | Vermicelli Upma


Roasted vermicelli  (I use Bambino)– 1 cup
Water – 2 cups
Mixed vegetables ½ cup (corn, peas, grated carrot and finely chopped beans)
Onion – 1 finely chopped
Green chillies –  2 chopped
Oil –  2 tbsp.
Cumin –  1 tsp.
Mustard seeds – 1tsp.
Split urad dal –  1 tsp.
Curry leaves – a few


  1. Take a kadai and add oil into it and heat.
  2. Temper with cumin, mustard, urad dal and curry leaves.
  3. Add the chopped onion to it and fry well. Next add the green chillies.
  4. Now add all the vegetables and sauté.
  5. Once they are cooked, add the water and salt and let it simmer for a minute. Check for taste.
  6. Once the water is boiling, add the vermicelli and close the lid. Cook for 5 to 8 minutes. In between give it a good stir and check to see if done.

For some more varieties of upma …..

a. Wheat Rava Upma
b. Arisi Upma
c. Uppindi
d. Mera Rice Rava Upma

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