Tuesday, 21 January 2014

Vegetable Sevai Upma-Vermicelli with vegetables

Sevai upma is another quick and healthy breakfast recipe.It is a popular South-Indian breakfast recipe which is also simple and easy to make.You can serve it with fresh home-made yogurt or pickle or just have it without any accompaniment.Sevai upma can also be served for dinner as it's rich in fibre and is therefore light and easy to digest.Add finely chopped vegetables to make your upma more nutritious.

Ingredients:
Vermicelli/Sevai-2 cups
Green peas-1/4 cup
Grated carrot-1 small
Onion-1 medium,finely chopped
Green chillies-2,finely chopped
Capsicum-1/2,finely chopped
Cauliflower-2-3 florets,finely chopped
Curry leaves-2 sprigs
Ginger-a small piece,grated
Mustard seeds-1/2 teaspoon
Turmeric powder -1/4 teaspoon
Oil-2 table spoon
Water-2.5 cups
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves-2 teaspoons,finely chopped

Method:
-Take a pan and dry roast the sevai for 2-3 minutes on low flame.If you are using the roasted sevai then skip this step.
-Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds.Let it splutter.Now add the finely chopped green chillies,curry leaves,onions,grated ginger and saute for 1-2 minutes.
-Add the vegetables and add salt and turmeric to it and stir well.Let the vegetables cook.
-Now add .5 cups  of water and let it boil.
-Add the sevai to the boiling water and cook on medium flame for 4-5 minutes till the sevai is properly cooked.
-Garnish with fresh finely chopped coriander leaves.
-Serve hot with yogurt and pickle.