Vegetable rice vermicelli makes a light, filling and an easy to make breakfast recipe. Shavige bath/Vermicelli Upma is a famous traditional dish of Karnataka. A simple and delicious breakfast dish prepared with mixed vegetables, onions and cashew nuts, It is rich in carbohydrates and vitamins, a healthy breakfast and a light breakfast.
Rice vermicelli – 2 cup
Mustard – 1/2 Tsp
Urad Dal – 1/2 Tsp
Chana Dal – 1/2 Tsp
Cashew nut – 2 tbs
Green chilies – 2 or 3 chopped
Curry leaves – 2 springs
Coriander – 1 bunch chopped
Ginger – 1 inch peeled and grated
Vegetables – carrot, french beans, chopped finely
Green peas – 2 or 3 tbs (frozen)
Onion – 1 or 2 chopped finely (optional)
Turmeric – 1/4 tsp
Coconut – 1/4 cup grated (optional)
Lemon – 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil to fry
Boil 4 cups of water and add the rice sevai along with 1/4 tsp salt and 1 tsp oil. Once the Vermicelli/sevai is cooked (it should be just soft and not mushy), turn off heat, pour into a colander to drain completely and keep aside. (read the instruction on the pack to cook the vermicelli)
Heat a heavy bottomed pan with oil in it, when it is hot add mustard allow it to splutter, then add cashew nut fry until light brown, add green chilies, curry leaves, grated ginger saute for few secs then add onion saute until the raw smell goes the add vegetables stir, cook covered for 5 min till vegetables become soft/cooked.
Add salt to taste and turmeric, stir
Add cooked and drained rice vermicelli to it, mix gently cook for few mins on a low flame covered then switch off the flame.
Add grated coconut, chopped coriander and lemon juice toss once again gently