Ragi Upma / Ragi Sevai

Ragi Vermecili Sev (Ragi Semiya Uppma)

Recipe Spotlight

Ragi is a healthy & nutritious, high in protein  and minerals than all the cereals and millets. There are many recipes using Ragi, and this is one among the famous recipe – Ragi Vermicelli Upma / Ragi Sevai.

Servings: 4 Persons


Ragi Semiya / Ragi Vermicelli  (4 cups)

Onion (2nos.-Chopped)

Green Chillies (2nos. Slitted)

Ginger (1cm cube- Crushed)

Garlic (1 clove, Cushed)

Mustard (¼ tsp)

Urad Dhal (¼ tsp)

Chenna Dhal (¼ tsp)

Curry leaves ( 1 sprig)

Coriander leaves (2 sprigs, chopped)

Oil / Ghee (3 tsp)

Salt (to taste)

Optional : Lemon Wedges 


Heat 1tsp oil/Ghee in a pan, add mustard & dhals, wait till mustard sputters.

Add ginger, garlic, Curry leaves, Green chillies and onion, Saute for a minute.

Add 3 cups of water & salt. Let it boil.

Reduce flame to low. Add ragi vermicelli to the water slowly, mixing it thoroughly, avoiding the formation of lumps.

Add the remaining oil/Ghee, Mix well. Remove from flame & Cover it with lid. Wait for 10 minutes.


Dole out hot ragi vermicelli uppma, Garnishing with coriander leaves, tastes good when lemon juice is sprinkled.

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