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Millet Vermicelli Upma

Millet Vermicelli Upma
YIELDS1 Serving
Prep Time2 min
Cook Time8 min
Total Time10 min
  • 1 cup Thinai semiya
  • 1 qt Heaped Onion
  • 2 qts Green chilli
  • ½ cup Carrot, Beans, Peas (chopped)
  • 1 tsp Ginger (finely chopped)
  • Salt – As needed
To Temper:
  • 2 tsp Oil
  • ¾ tsp Mustard
  • 2 tsp Urad dal
  • 1 tbsp Chana dal
  • Curry leaves – 1 spring
  1. Keep the Little millet vermicelli ,immersed in enough water for 1 min. Drain water completely in a metal strainer.
  2. Steam cook in an idli pot for 5 minutes. Once done, invert in a plate and fluff. Keep covered. Heat a pan with oil and temper with the items given under the ‘To temper’ table.
  3. Add ginger, onion, green chilli and fry till transparent. Add the finely chopped vegetables. Add little salt needed for veggies and cook covered in low flame for 2-3 mins until the veggies are done.
  4. Add required salt, the cooked sevai, and mix well for a minute. You can sprinkle with little coconut oil if you want.
  5. Do not soak more than 1 minute, otherwise it will become mushy.
  6. Also do not over cook while steaming.
  7. In step 4, after adding salt, give a quick stir and then the cooked sevai if you feel mixing of salt may be difficult.
  8. You can make it simply without veggies too, but make it healthy by adding veggies.