Vegetable Vermicelli or Vegetable Semiya

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Vegetable Vermicelli is a healthy and nutritious breakfast or snack recipe. Kids love it and it is also a great meal for the lunchbox.

I have used roasted Vermicelli, in case you have plain vermicelli then roast it till light brown for 2-3 min on medium heat. It is important to have the right vermicelli : water ratio to ensure that it does not turn soggy, it should be 1:1.5 that’s is 1.5 cup water for 1 cup vermicelli.

Vegetable Vermicelli


  • 2 cups Vermicelli Roasted
  • 1 medium Potato 1/2 inch Long Cube
  • 1/2 cup Carrots 1/2 inch long cube
  • 1/2 cup Corn Kernels
  • 1/2 cup Green Peas Shelled
  • 1 medium Red Onion Sliced 1/2 inch long
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 2 Green Chillies Slit
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder


  • Heat Oil in a large Skillet, add mustard seeds and Green Chillis and stir till it splutters .
  • Add Onions and Saute well until light brown.
  • Add potato, carrots, corn and peas and stir well. Add 1 tsp salt so that it help to cook fast. Add 1/2 cup water and put the lid on and let it cook for 4-5 minutes till well done( I have used frozen corn and peas, fresh vegetables may take more time, thus cook accordingly).
  • Add roasted vermicelli, turmeric and salt to taste to it and stir for a minute. Add two and a half cups of water and let it cook for 4-5 minutes. Add lemon juice and stir and let it cook for 2 more minutes. Remove from heat and seve hot.

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