Ragi Vermicelli Upma I Ragi Shavige Uppittu

Recipe Categories: Breakfast Dishes
Preparation Time : 15 min Cooking Time : 10 min Serves : 2

Ragi vermicelli Upma is a quick and easy to make breakfast recipe delicious and is so healthy. The main thing is, you have to be little careful when cooking it, Finger Millet’s  are an extremely good source of fiber and protein. Millet’s are rich in antioxidants and micronutrients and thereby help to maintain good immunity and other physiological functions. Millet’s are becoming popular as awareness about their health benefits. They have proved to be a useful diet for diabetic people, and also to reduce body weight. 


Ragi vermicelli – 200 gms

Mustard – 1/2 Tsp

Chana Dal – 1 tsp

Urad Dal – 1/2 Tsp

Cashew Nuts – 1 tbs Optional

Green chilly – 2 no’s chopped

Curry leaves – 1 spring

Onion – 1 or 2 finely chopped

Freshly Coconut – 1/4 cup

Coriander – 1 small bunch chopped for garnishing

Salt to taste

Lemon juice – 1/2 tsp adjust to your taste

Oil to fry


Take normal water in a bowl/ vessel,  immerse/soak Ragi vermicelli for 2 to 3 mins. Then drain the water in a colander and keep ready. Keep all the other ingredients handy.

Heat a heavy bottomed pan with oil in it. When it is hot add mustard, allow it to splutter. Then add cashew nut, chana dal, and urad dal fry until it turns to golden brown on a medium flame, then add curry leaves green chilies, stir fry for few secs, add onion fry until it turns light brown.


Add salt to taste. stir


add soaked and drained Ragi Vermicelli into, mix gently. Cook covered for 2 or 3 min. switch off the flame, rest it covered for 5 min.


Add freshly grated coconut, coriander, and squeeze lemon juice. Toss it gently.


Enjoy as a Healthy breakfast/as an evening snacks with a cup of tea.






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