Bambino Vermicelli Upma

Spruce up your breakfast, with a healthy serving of Vermicelli Upma made with Bambino!
Semiya upma is a simple South Indian Breakfast made with vermicelli, tempering spices, nuts, and herbs. It is also known as vermicelli upma. This Semiya upma recipe is a great choice for a quick and healthy breakfast. It is nutritious with the addition of all the wonderful veggies, and it is great to add to kids lunch boxes too.Scroll down to take a look at this quick semiya upma recipe & spruce up your daily meals, with this healthy recipe made using Bambino Vermicelli.


  • 2 cups Bambino Vermicelli
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion
  • ¼ tsp jeera
  • ¼ tsp mustard seeds
  • 25g groundnuts
  • ½ tsp chana dal
  • ½ tsp urad dal
  • 1 red chili
  • A few curry leaves
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 green chilies
  • A handful of coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • Method:
  • To begin this semiya upma recipe, heat a heavy kadai or pan, and begin to roast the Bambino vermicelli, stirring often. Remove the roasted vermicelli to a separate bowl or plate. Keep aside.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of oil or ghee and 1/2 spoon of mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and urad dal to the hot oil. Add cashews and peanuts if you like.
  • Add ⅓ cup finely chopped onions, ginger, green chili, 7 to 8 curry leaves, 1 dry red chili, and a pinch of asafoetida (hing) and mix well.
  • Once golden brown, add 2 cups of water to the mix. Add salt, and sugar to taste. Let the water come to a boil, and add the roasted Bambino vermicelli to the mix.
  • Simmer until water is absorbed and vermicelli has become soft.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.
  • Check Out More Recipes!