Servings: 2

Weight Watcher Smart Points: 23

Preparation Time: 10 Minutes

Cooking Time: 15 Minutes

Ready In: 25 Minutes

Ingredients

  • ½ tsp cumin
  • 9-10 curry leaves
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • 1 green chili, chopped
  • ½ tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 tbsp oil or ghee
  • 1 medium sized onion, finely chopped
  • 1 red chili, whole (optional)
  • 1.5 cups seviyan or fine whole wheat vermicelli, roasted and kept aside
  • salt as required
  • 1 tsp urad dal
  • 1 cup water

Instructions

  1. first roast the vermicelli till browned or you can use ready roasted vermicelli.heat oil or ghee in a pan.add the mustard seeds and let them pop in the oil.add the urad dal and the cumin and fry them till they get browned.add the onions and saute till they become translucent.now add the curry leaves, ginger, green chill, red chili and saute till the raw aroma of the ginger goes away.add asafoetida and stir for a few seconds.add water, salt and sugar and let the mixture come to a boil.lower the flame and add the roasted vermicelli.stir and cook the vermicelli till they become soft and all the water is absorbed.keep on stirring in between.when the vermicelli is cooked completely and all the water is absorbed, switch off the fire.serve the vermicelli upma garnished with some coriander leaves.

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