Sevai Upma Recipe

Ingredients to prepare Sevai Upma :

Sevai /vermicelli  2 cups
Water for cooking rice vermicelli  5 to cups
Onion  1 finely chopped
Green chilies  3  chopped
Ginger ½ inch
Curry leaves  10 to 12
Chana dal  2 tea spoons
Urad dal  2 tea spoons
Peanuts  2 tea spoons
Cashews  15
Mustard seeds  1 tea spoon
Grated coconut  4 to 5 table spoons
Oil / ghee 2 tbsp
Coriander leaves 2 to 3 table spoons chopped
Lemon  ½ peice
Salt  as required

Sevai upma preparation method :

Sevai upma recipe
Sevai upma recipe

Boil water in a pan, when boiling add vermicelli, stir and cook on high flame.

Once the vermicelli cooked for around 10 minutes drain the sevai into the strainer. Run under cold water tap (to avoid sticking grains to each other) and keep aside.

Heat oil or ghee in a pan, add mustard seeds, chana dal, urad dal, peanuts and cashews sauté till 1 minute.

Then add finely chopped ginger, green chilies, finely chopped onion and 10 to 12 curry leaves.

Once the onions become translucent, add the cooked rice sevai and stir very well , add salt, grated coconut and mix well.

Add lemon juice towards the end and remove from flame and garnish with coriander leaves.

Now the Sevai Upma or Vermicelli upma is ready to serve.

Serve Sevai Upma hot plain or with coconut chutney or raita or curd.