vermicelli upma(seviya)


  •  Vermicelli  2 cups
  • 1 small onion, chopped 
  • 1 green chili, chopped
  • white ural dal  1tsp
  • channa dal  1tsp
  • mustard seeds  1/2tsp
  • cashewnuts-1tbsp(peanuts can also be used)
  • curry leaves-few(8)


  •  Dry-roast vermicelli  in a pan until light brown, with constant stirring(If the vermicelli is not the pre-roasted one)
  •  Heat oil in a pan. add mustard,let it splutter.then add chana dal.fry till it changes colour,now add urad dal and cashewnuts,
  • Add onion  ,chilli and curry leaves.
  • Cook on low flame until onion becomes transparent.  
  • Add the vermicelli and stir for 2 minutes.  
  • Add boiling water to just cover the surface of the vermicelli and add salt.  
  • Cover and cook on low heat until done . 


  • 2 cups Poha (Beaten Rice)
  • 1 Potatoes
  • 1 Onions
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • 1 tsp Chana dal
  • 1 tsp Urad dal
  • 1/4 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 2 tsp Peanuts
  • 4 tblsp Oil
  • 1 pinch Turmeric powder
  • 1 Lemon
  • Few Corainder leaves
  • Salt to taste

  • Soak the poha in water. Wash and drain all the water.
  • Add some salt , turmeric powder , keep aside.
  • Peel and cut the potatoes into small cubes, chop the onions, chillies, corainder leaves.
  • Heat oil and put chana dal, urad dal, mustard seeds, peanuts, curry leaves and fry until they crackle.
  • Add potatoes , saute for few minutes, then add chopped onions, chillies.
  • Cook till they are done. Add the poha, corainder leaves and stir.
  • Keep it on slow flame for 5- 7 minutes.
  • Let it cool for sometime and add then lemon juice.