Receipe for Shavige Upma/ Vermicelli Upma/Shavige uppitu

Here i am posting yet another simple recipe Shavige or Vermicelli Upma,  for breakfast. Sometimes when i wake up late in the morning and, then the only recipe which strikes immediately is this recipe.Just you need to have a pack of vermicelli and you are done..It is very tasty.

Serves – 4
Preparation time – 15mins


  • Oil
  • Mustard – 1tspn
  • Onions – 2
  • Tomato – 1
  • Channa Dal – 1tblspn
  • Curry leaves few
  • Green chillies – 6(according to your taste)
  • Vermicelli – 400 gms(i used MTR Vermicelli)
  • Coriander few strands
  • Salt

Fry vermicelli with little oil till it turns very slight brownish and keep it aside.

Heat oil in a pan and add mustard, when it starts popping add channa dal. Once it  turns slightly brown add green chillies, curry leaves and onions. When onions are done add tomato. When tomatoes are cooked add water, double the quantity of vermicelli. Add salt to taste and once when the water starts boiling add the fried vermicelli and cook under low flame till completely cooked. Garnish with coriander and serve hot.

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8 Responses

  1. Meenakshi
    Meenakshi 4 December, 2012 at 5:51 am | | Reply

    I tried your tomato curry, It came out well. It is a good accompaniment to idlis or uttapam rather than making elaborate sambhar.

  2. Sneha
    Sneha 4 December, 2012 at 8:01 am | | Reply

    I often make this at home Roopa. A little modified one though without curry leaves and channa dal :) Its very tasty and simple to make. Nice recipe!
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  3. indu chhibber
    indu chhibber 4 December, 2012 at 1:29 pm | | Reply

    Thanks this is nice n easy.
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  4. Sadhana
    Sadhana 4 December, 2012 at 8:01 pm | | Reply

    I often make this at my home. But without onion. Nice recipe

  5. vinisha
    vinisha 5 December, 2012 at 5:01 am | | Reply

    roopa now that’s a real cool recipe :)

  6. Asha
    Asha 5 December, 2012 at 1:35 pm | | Reply

    Hi Roopa..I like your blog and have nominated you for Sunshine Award. Please check keep going..
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  7. viyasheth
    viyasheth 6 December, 2012 at 11:59 pm | | Reply

    Looks very tasty, thanks for visiting my blog spicenflavors and do send some entries to the December event of cooking with spices at

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