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)
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.