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Vermicelli Upma

  • Recipe makes: 1 bowl
  • Recommended serving size: 1 bowl
All that you need to prepare this recipe
  • 1 cup, wheat vermicelli
  • 1 tsp, urad dal
  • 3 tbsp, finely chopped onion
  • 1 tsp, coriander chopped
  • Oil as required
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric powder as required
  • 1/2 tsp, Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp, Cumin seeds
How to prepare?
  • Heat a wok or a kadhai and roast the vermicelli for 3-4 minutes until slightly golden. Transfer to a plate and keep aside.
  • Now heat oil in the same kadhai and add urad dal, mustard and cumin seeds. Let them crackle for a minute. Sauté for 1-2 minutes and add the onions. Mix well.
  • Add turmeric powder and salt and sauté for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add 1 cup of water, and bring to a rolling boil. Add the vermicelli and mix well. Cover the kadhai with a lid and let it cook for 5-6 minutes or until the vermicelli is cooked and the water is dried up.
  • Check seasoning. Transfer to a serving bowl and finish with chopped coriander on top. Serve immediately.
Nutritional benefits from the recipe
girl
  2-3 Year olds 4-5 Year olds
Energy 12.26 kcal 9.63 kcal
Protein 18.16% (RDA)* 15.08% (RDA)*
Calcium 2.66% (RDA)* 2.66% (RDA)*
Iron 9.7% (RDA)* 6.72% (RDA)*

*Recommended dietary allowance

boy
TIPS
  • You can also add vegetables like potato, carrots, beans and peas.
  • You can also put nuts like peanuts and grated coconut.