- Semiya / Vermicelli – 1 Cup
- Medium carrot- 1 ( grated)
- Frozen peas – ½ cup
- Medium onion- 1 chopped
- Green chilly- 2 ( cut to small pieces)
- water- 1 ¼th cup
- Salt and lemon juice to taste
Dry roast the semiya till light brown . ( about five to ten minutes)
In a non stick pan add two tsps of oil followed by mustard seeds, ½ tsp of chana dal. Fry for few seconds. Then add the green chilly and onions. Fry for another five minutes, then add the green peas and some salt. Close the lid and cook till the peas turns soft. At this point add the grated carrot. Cook for another five minutes.
Add 1 ¼ cup of water and let the water come to a boil. Add the roasted semiya. Mix, reduce the heat and cover the lid. Upma will be done in five more minutes. Add lemon juice and check for the seasoning. Its ready to go to the lunch box.