Vermicelli Upama

Vermicelli tastes much like normal chowmein. The preparation is more or less same. Ingredients you wish to add is almost same. However, it is much healthier. You can add all vegetables you wish to make it look colorful. However, the vegetable need not be thinly sliced. You can cut them into small cubes.

Ingredients for Upama :

2 cup vermicelli
1 big onion chopped
2 small potatoes , peeled and cut into small pieces
1 carrot , peeled and cut into small pieces
4-5 beans
2 green chili chopped
1 egg scrambled and cooked.
1 table spoon oil
Salt to taste
¼ th tea spoon soya sauce
½ tsp tomato ketchup

Method to cook :

Heat water in a deep wok. Add little salt and 2 drops of oil. As water starts boiling, add the vermicelli. Allow it to cook for 4-5 minutes. Drain off water and run the cooked vermicelli through cold water.. This prevents it to stick to each other.

Heat oil in another pan. Add green chilies, chopped onion and cook till onion browns.
Add all the vegetables you wish to , add a pinch of salt and cook for 3-4 minutes. Once, vegetables are cooked, soya sauce, ketchup, vermicelli and Salt.
Switch off the flame and toss all the ingredients gently.
Add cooked eggs at the end and serve.

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