Semiya Kichadi (Vermicelli Kichadi)

Recipe Categories: Indian


  • Semiya (Vermicelli) 1 Cup
  • Tomato 1
  • Onion 1 (finely chopped)
  • Cut Vegetables 1 Cup (carrots, beans, peas, corn)
  • Ginger – small piece
  • Green chilli 2
  • Cumin Seeds 1/2 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds 1/2tsp
  • Channa Dal – 1/2 tsp
  • Urad Dal – 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder 1/4tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Pinch of hing
  • Oil – 2 tsp
  • Cilantro
  • Curry Leaves
  • Water – 2 cups


  • Optional Step : Pre-fry the vermicelli (just before golden brown) without oil in a pan and keep it aside.
  • Take a kadai and add oil. When the oil is hot add Mustard seeds, channa dal, urad dal & Cumin Seeds.
  • After they split add green chillies and grated ginger.
  • Then add finely chopped onion and fry it until golden brown.Then add turmeric powder, hing and saute it.
  • Add the tomato and vegetables,pour the water and add salt.Let the vegetables cook until tender.
  • When it is done add the semiya and saute, cover the kadai with the lid,let it cook for few minutes.
  • If u need more water add hot water.
  • Finally garnish with cilantro and corander leaves.
  • After preparation,let it warm for 5 min in the Stove.

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