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vermicelli Semiya upma recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: vermicelli upma recipe
Servings: 1 People


  • Pan/Kadai


  • 1 Small Onion Chopped
  • 1 Small Tomato Chopped
  • 1 Small Green chili
  • 1/2 Inch Ginger
  • 1/2 tbsp Cumin/Jeera
  • 1/4 tbsp Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp Red chili
  • Pinch of Tumeric powder
  • Salt as required


  • Switch on the stove and heat the pan/kadai
  • Now, add 2 tablespoons of oil
  • Next, add 1 tablespoon of jeera/cumin seeds for flavor.
  • Now add chopped green chili to the cumin seeds and let it cook for a few seconds.
  • And add chopped ginger along with green chili and saute them well.
  • Next, add finely chopped onion and saute them well.
  • After cooking onion, add chopped tomatoes removing the seeds. 
  • Now add Tumeric, Black pepper and red chili. Saute the mixture well and cook till the masala is cooked completely.
  • Add 1 cup of water to the mixture and mix well.
  • Next, add salt.
  • Add vermicelli/semiya to the boiling mixture and mix them together.
  • Finally, add chopped coriander and switch off the flame.
  • Semiya upma is ready to be served.