Vermicelli Upma(Uppittu)

It is very easy to prepare and it is one of the fastest making breakfasts.It looks soo yummy and very tasty to have this breakfasts

Semiya Upma

Semiya Upma


  • Vermicelli :1 cup.
  • Oil :3 tbsp.
  • Curry leaves:3-4.
  • Red chillies:4-5(adjust according to your spice level).
  • Tomato:1(medium sized).
  • Mustard seeds:1/2 tsp.
  • Jeera:1/2 tsp.
  • Salt:Adjust to taste.
  • Water:1 and half cup.


  • Roast the vermicelli by adding 1 or 2 tsp of oil for 3-4 min in a medium flame.(until they lightly change the colour).
  • Remove and keep aside.
  • Now heat oil in a kadai and cracle mustard seeds.
  • Now add jeera,curry leaves,Red chillies  and fry for one minute.
  • Now add onion and fry until they turn light brown in color.
  • Now add tomato pieces and fry until it becomes soft.
  • Now add water and close the lid.
  • After it starts boiling add salt and vermicelli.
  • Now close the lid and allow it to cook on a medium flame.
  • Now give a stir once and turn off the flame.


  • Dont over roast the vermicelli.
  • Instead of using red chillies, we can use green chillies.




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