Vysya's Delicious Recipes -Dosa Corner


Saturday, March 9, 2013

Non sticky Ragi Semiya - Ragi Vermicilli upma - How to Make Ragi Semiya

Ragi is a rich source of Calcium, Iron, Protein, Fiber and other minerals. The cereal has low fat content and contains mainly unsaturated fat. It is easy to digest.Ragi is also a rich source of fiber and helps lower cholesterol level. Ragi is best food for weight control, diabetes and a cooling the body.Amongst cereals, ragi is particularly rich in calcium, a mineral essential for good bone health. It is a very good source of natural calcium for growing children and older adults, and helps improve bone strengthening.Now we prepare  delicious Ragi semiya.


Ragi Semiya - 1 packet (200 gms).
Big Onion - 2.
red chillies - 4.(break it into 2 or 3 pieces)
mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp.
chana dal - 1 tsp.
urad dal - 1 tsp.
oil - to fry.
salt - to taste.


Empty the ragi semiya packet and Soak it in water for 2 to 3 minutes.Now drain the water from it and place it in a idli plate and steam it for 5 minutes.


  • Heat the oil, add Mustard seeds, When it splutters, add chana dal,urad dal when it turns golden brown, add red chillies.saute it.

  • Add onions,(cut lengthwise),add salt, saute well till onions turns pink.


  • Finally add cooked vermicelli, mix till everything combines well.serve hot.

my other semiya/vermicilli recipes: tamarind vermicelli, lemon vermicelli