Semiya Upma


Semiya Upma
  • 1 cup Semiya
  • 1 green chilli
  • 1 medium size onion, sliced thin
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1 tsp urad dhal
  • 1 tsp channa dhal
  • few curry leaves
  • A pinch of turmeric(optional)


  • Add 1 tsp of oil in a pan and roast the vermicelli to light golden color.
  • Add 2 tsp of oil in a pan and add the mustard, uraddhal , channadhal and curry leaves.
  • When the mustard pops add the Onions and green chillies and fry till translucent.
  • Add your favorite vegetable(carrots,beans,and peas).
  • Now add 2 cups of water,salt to taste,a pinch of turmeric and cover the pan.
  • When the water comes to a boil add the roasted vermicelli; cook for few minutes till the water is absorbed.


  • Garnish with cilantro leaves before you serve.
  • Adding turmeric,onion are optional.
  • Jazz it up with Coconut chutney.


Tina said...

Colourful and simple semiya upma. Looks nice.

charmine. said...

Hi,This I must try,thanks for sharing.I'm used to using semiya in a sweet payasam.^_^

Shama Nagarajan said...

nice simple one

Sanghi said...

Upma looks delicious..! First time here, loved your blog!! Following, do check mine!

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