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Very Healthy Ragi Semiya Vegetable Upma

Jyothi Rajesh
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Prep Time
25 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Very Healthy Ragi Semiya Vegetable Upma RECIPE

This is a very healthy and filling breakfast dish. Adding veggies just makes this breakfast dish even more healthier. Serve it with spicy coconut chutney, it's delicious!

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Everyday
  • Indian
  • Sauteeing
  • Breakfast and Brunch
  • Diabetes

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. Ragi semiya - 1 1/2 cups
  2. Carrots - 1 large(finely chopped)
  3. Beans - 4-5 nos(finely chopped)
  4. Onions - 1 large(thin sliced)
  5. Tomatoes - 1 large (finely chopped)
  6. Mustard seeds - 1 tspn
  7. Urad dal - 1 tbspn
  8. Channa dal - 1 tbspn
  9. Peanuts - 2 tbspns
  10. Curry leaves - 1 sprig
  11. Ginger - 1 inch piece
  12. Green chillies - 2
  13. Dried red chillies - 2 nos
  14. Oil - 1 1/2 tbspn
  15. Salt to taste


  1. 1. Cook ragi vermicelli as per packet instructions.
  2. 2. I soaked the vermicelli in 2 liter water for 1 minute, then drain water completely without pressing the vermicelli, then steam in idli steamer for 5 minutes
  3. 3. Remove from idli pans and very gently separate the vermicelli's using your finger tips, keep aside.
  4. 4. Cook veggies and keep aside. I used carrots and beans, you any veggies of your choice.
  5. 5. Heat oil in a deep bottom pan. To hot oil add mustard seeds and wait till they crackle. Add urad dhal channa dal and saute for a min or till they turn brown
  6. 6. Next add thin slices of onions, green chillies, ginger pieces and curry leaves and saute till onions turn translucent.
  7. 7. Add tomatoes and cook till they are soft. Add salt to taste mix well, fry for 20 seconds.
  8. 8. Now add the cooked veggies stir and cook for about a minute.
  9. 9. Now add the steamed vermicelli and toss it very gently. Do not over mix and break the vermicelli.
  10. 10. Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves if you like. Serve hot with spicy coconut chutney. Healthy and filling breakfast dish to start the day!

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Dr Deepashree Pai Raiker
Dr Deepashree Pai Raiker   Oct-17-2016

once steamed the vermicelli stick to one another

Sanjula Thangkhiew
Sanjula Thangkhiew   Dec-22-2015

Lovely recipe! My mother's diabetic friend loved it :)

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