Sevai Upma

Sevai Upma

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The sevia upma is a delectable upma recipe with vermicelli or seviyan as ingredient. The vermicelli or sevia are roasted and cooked just like semolina or rava upma with onion, mustard seeds, curry leaves, lime juice and chopped coriander leaves. An excellent breakfast item, sevia upma is easy and delicious.

Sevai Upma recipe - How to make Sevai Upma

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1 packet (200 gms) rice vermicelli (seviyan) , you will get this in the market
2 to 3 onions
2 green chillies
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
2 tbsp oil
a pinch of asafoetida (hing)
salt to taste
coriander (dhania) leaves
curry leaves (kadi patta)


  1. Method
  2. Boil water in a dekchi till it reaches boiling point.
  3. Add all the sevai into a vessel and crush.add this boiling water till all sevai gets sub merged in.
  4. Leave it for 10mins then strain the water off and cool it.
  5. Meanwhile cut onions and green chillies to small pieces.
  6. Heat oil add rai/jeera till they splutter.add onions and fry well till golden brown.
  7. Add hing salt and kadipatta and fry well.
  8. Now add the cooled sevai and stir very well till it all mixes well
  9. Cook on low falme stiring inbet for 5-8mins.
  10. Garnish with corriander leaves.
  11. Serve hot.