Naina Singhania

Sevaiyan Upma

Makes – 3 cups


  • 1 cup rice vermicelli
  • ¼ cup green peas
  • 1/2 carrot, chopped
  • 1/4 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon urad dal
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon green chilli
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon coriander leaves
  • salt as required
  • 2 tsp oil


  • To start with, take a chopping board and chop onions, green chilies and coriander. In a bowl, add vermicelli, few drops of oil, salt and 1 cup hot water. Mix and cover the bowl.
  • Keep it aside for 10 minutes in order to let the vermicelli turn soft. Once the vermicelli tenderize, drain out the water. Take a deep bottomed pan, keep it on medium flame and heat 1 tsp oil in it.
  • Add mustard seeds and urad dal to the pan and fry them until the seeds crackle. Combine onions and green chilies with mustard seeds and saute the mixture for a minute.
  • Last, add vermicelli, coriander, lemon juice and salt. Stir well and cook for about 2-3 minutes. Remove from flame and serve hot.