Semiya Upma is one of the popular breakfast items prepared from Semiya, the others being lemon semiya, curd semiya, tomato semiya and tamarind semiya, to name a few.
Usually chillies and onions are chopped for semiya, besides seasoning with mustard and urad dal. But it is best cooked when chopped ginger, carrot and beans are added. The vegetable list expands with bell pepper, corn kernels, peas finding their way inside. Pushing asides myths linking semiya to boredom, Semiya upma is actually an interesting tiffen for those who got it right.
Semiya upma, as rava upma is easy to cook. However, working women, bachelors and travelers fussy about healthy food, carry ready to eat or instant food mix with them. It is also filling food for kids who return from school.
While rice semiya has its origin from South China, Maida semiya or Vermicelli is traced back to Italy. Vermi (Worms) Celli (Small) gets its name from Italy meaning small worms.
It is believed that Semiya made its way to India through Arab trade.
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