Friday, March 02, 2007


Type of Meal

Mostly for breakfast .

Preparation Time : 5 minutes
Cooking time : 10 minutes


Vermicelli - 2 cups
Mustard seeds - 1/4 teaspoon
Curry leaves - 2-3
Onion (chopped) - 1
Potato - 1
Green peas - 1/4 cup
Tomato (small)[chopped] - 1
Green chillies - 2
Red chili pd - 1/4 teaspoon
Black pepper pd - 1/4 teaspoon
Water - 3 cups
Oil - 4 tablespoon Salt (to taste)


1. Add 1 tablespoon oil in a fry pan and fry Vermicelli on low heat till pink in colour. Then keep aside.
2. Cut potato into small cubes, wash and drain water.
3. Heat oil in a kadai and add mustard seeds and curry leaves.
4. When they start to crackle, add green chilies and chopped the onions.
5. Fry till onion turn to golden brown, add potato and green peas. Fry for 2-3 minutes.
6. Then add red chili pd, black pepper pd and chopped tomatoes, cook till they start leaving oil from the side on kadai.
7. Add salt and water, cover with a lid and let it boil.
8. When it starts boiling add vermicelli and stir.
9. Cover the upma with a lid for 5-6 minutes on low heat, stir occasionally.
10. Serve hot.

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