Day 5 of the blogging marathon and today’s theme is “Recipe less picture post”.
Sometimes simple things are the most loved like this upma which most kids like as it has a close resemblance to spaghetti. This is my son’s favorite upma nick named as “Noodle Upma”. Upma in general can be whipped up in a jiffy. It is also a comfort meal for me since it brings back fond memories of childhood.
To make this upma healthy and colorful I sometimes add veggies to it. This time I also added some chickpeas which was in the freezer. To be frank I am surprised that my son does not complain about the onions in this upma because I remember picking out the tiny bits of onions from the upma when I was a kid. I guess I gave a hard time to my grandma growing up and it has come back to me
Another variation would be to add cinnamon, cloves, onion and tomato and make it in the biriyani style. Anyway way you choose to do it, it is most likely to be loved by kids and adults.
2 tsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp urad dal
1/2 tsp channa dal
2 tsp peanuts
3 red chillies
1/2 medium onion chopped
1/4 cup peas
1/4 cup chickpeas (garbanzo)
3 cups water
2 cups vermicilli (semiya) roasted
salt to taste
Dry roast the vermicilli so it doesn’t clump up when cooked.
Heat oil and add the seasonings. Mustard seeds, urad dal, channa dal, peanuts and chillies.
Add the onions.
Cook until onions are done.
Add the carrots first.
Next add the peas and garbanzo. Feel free to add any vegetable.
Add water and salt.
Bring the water to a boil.
Next add the roasted vermicilli.
Cover and cook for 10 – 12 minutes.
That is it. Yummy and tasty upma ready.
Sending it to Kalyani’s One Pot Meals event.
39 Responses to Semiya (Vermicilli) Upma
You have presented very well the vermicelli upma.
This is one of my favorite thing to cook in jiffy.
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a regular at home and my son's fav
This is my son's favorite too. He calls them just noodles Lovely pictures..
fab recipe and awesome clicks too
Thanks for linking it to my event dear
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Ur's looks extremely tempting and I looove it
Love semiya with veggies! I make these every friday. Sometimes its just the semiya..sometimes its semiya and cracked wheat..but always loaded with veggies like yours. Umm umm good!
wow, looks perfect dear, I can so have it right now
Delicious upma. Ideal for a quick breakfast
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Lovely upma…picture is so crisp and superb…makes me hungry right now.
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delicious upma.. The pics talk themselves… So not necessarily we need the recipe
Love this upma anytime.:) Infact this was our breakfast today.
This looks fabulous! I would clean this plate off in an instant!
this looks delicious
This looks delicious! Have not tried upma before, but it sure looks good!
perfectly done upma with all those veggies !! so delicious !!
All time favorite.. I too love with lots of veggies..
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Very tempting upma,adding peanuts sure taste delicious…
I make this any time of the day…when crunched for time…simple n tasty upma!!
My favorite breakfast item, your's looks soo tempting and delcious.
wow so tempting !! looks so wonderful !!
My favorite upma. hats off for the step by step pics and immense patience while at it.
Our comfort too.. I really appreciate ur efforts participating, in this marathon.. Posting daily is really not an easy task, that too with step by step pics.
Our fav breakfast ! I boil semiya first like pasta and mix it in
I can eat almost everyday …looks so yum
It is 7:30 am here and your plate is making me hungry! That would be a perfect breakfast
Perfectly cooked semiya…with all those veggies looks yumm
One of our regular breakfast foo. Nice clicks
health packed food..that's wat i call this….
Looks yummy…my daughter's favorite too…
Very delicious. This looks similar to pancit.
Very nice pictorial…truly inviting vermicelli upma…love it anytime addition veg n legume makes it wholesome…
This is one of the regular breakfasts at home and a favorite with hubby. Superb pictorial.
Delicious and colorful uppma…
Makes a quick and delicious breakfast.
Delicious upma…looks very nice..:)
Nicely explained with pictures.Amazing and tempting.
Wat an inviting and delicious upma, love it anytime simply with sugar..yumm!