make ragi upma using instant Ragi vermicelli
  1. Soak ragi semiya in enough water for 2 mins.Drain water properly.
  2. Steam cook ragi semiya in a steamer / idli stand for about 3-5 mins as per package instructions.
  3. Spread and keep it aside to cool.
  4. Heat oil in a pan ,season with mustard seeds,urad dal,chana dal,jeera and peanuts.
  5. When it splutters add curry leaves,onion,green chilli. Saute till translucent .
  6. Later add partially cooked choice of veggie like beans , carrot , peas , corn capsicum etc . Little salt and turmeric . Saute for 2-3 mins .
  7. Finally add cooked ragi semiya and salt, Mix well . Sprinkle little water , cover it and cook for 2-3 mins . Let the vermicelli take in flavor .
  8. Garnish with grated coconut and coriander leaves.Add lemon juice .Mix gently. Switch off.
  9. Thats it Ragi semiya upma is ready .Serve hot as such or with coconut chutney .
Recipe Notes
  1. To cook ragi semiya, follow the instruction as per packet properly.Else it will get mushy.
  2. The brands of instant ragi vermicelli that im aware of are anil,concorde,manna.. I usually use Anil brand. N im happy with the result.


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