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.