Thursday, 8 October 2015

Shevayee Upama ( Vermicelli Upama )


Shevayee or Vermicelli as they are commonly known can be cooked into various ways . You can make sweet sheera or savory upama or even make payasam . Make the upama healthier by adding lots of groundnuts and chana to it .

Planning nutritious breakfast everyday is a challenging task for every woman .  This yummy upama will truely satisfy your need for providing nutritious breakfast as well as your family's need of having a tasty breakfast .





Ingredients :


2 cups ....................... Shevai ( vermicelli )
1/4 cup .....................groundnuts
1/4 cup ...................roasted chana daal ( daale )
2 tbsp .....................oil
1 / 2 tsp ..................mustard seeds
2 ..........................green chillies ( cut into 4 pieces )
1/4 tsp ..................hing ( asefoetida )
10/ 15 .................curry leaves
3 / 4 tbsp .................scraped coconut ( for garnishing )
fistful ......................fresh coriander leaves chopped ( for garnishing )
sugar and salt to taste





Method :


In a kadhai heat oil and add mustard seeds.

When mustard seeds splutter add hing , curry leaves and chillies .

Add groundnuts and roasted channa daal and stir for 5 minutes.

You will get a nice nutty aroma.

Now add the shevai and stir for 2 minutes till they are light pink in colour .

Add 3 cups water , salt , and sugar .

Cover the kadhai with a lid and  cook on a low flame till all the water is absorbed.

If you find the upama dry add some more water as needed .

Garnish with coconut and chopped coriander and serve hot with tea or coffee .


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