Saturday, November 13, 2010

Ragi vermicelli upma / Finger millet upma

I have been taking ragi vermicelli upma as a snack after comming from school from my childhood days. I somehow did not notice it after comming to US. It was during this Deepavalli shopping that I came upon this and picked it up and made it immediatley after going home. Believe me it is very tasty and healthy and you will definitley like it. You can see other Ragi recipes like Ragiupma, Ragi puttu also.

Ragi Vermicelli - 1 1/2cup
Finely chopped onion / Shallots - 1/2 cup
Green chilies - 2nos
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - a few
Coconut oil - 1tsp
Dry red chilies - 2nos
Grated coconut - 4tsp
Water - 2cups
Salt - 1tsp

How to prepare
=►Soak 11/2cup of vermicelli in 2cups of water and salt.
=►Drain water complteley and place it in an idly cooker.
=►Staem it for 10-12min on medium flame.
=►Cool it for 3-4min. Heat 1tsp of oil in a pan.
=►Put mustard seeds, when it cracks add dry red chilies and curry leaves.
=►Add sliced onion or shallotts into it and saute it for 3-4min.
=►Then add steamed ragi vermicelli and grated coconut into it.
=►Stir it for 1-2min on medium flame.
=►Take this as a tea time snack. It can be also a healthy breakfast.


  1. Looks healthy and delicious dear...

  2. first time in your blog. lovely space for yourself with delicious recipes. awesome. wish to follow u. pl do visit mine when u find time:)

  3. i have started to make dishes with ragi these days taking its goodness into account. its so healthy. your vermicelli looks delicious.

  4. Perfect and yummy

  5. Ragi vermicelli sounds delicious. where you find them.