The below recipie serves for 2 people.
MTR vermicelli - 2 Cups
Onions - 1 big (cut into small pieces)
Green Chillies - 4 (cut into small pieces)
Chana dal - 2 tbs
urud daal -2 tbs
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tbs
mustard seeds -1/2 tbs
Potato - 1 small(peel it and cut into small pieces)
ratio b/w vermicelli and water is 1:11/2(means 1 cup of vermicelli ----->11/2 cup of water)
Coriander leaves for garnishing optional
1.Take a pan and heat it.Add vermicelli and fry it till light brown.
2.Take off the vermicelli from the pan into a bowl and add 3 tbs oil. once the oil gets heated add cumin seeds,urud daal,mustard seeds and curry leaves and chana daal .When all these are fried add potato pieces and fry for 4 min and then add onions and green chilli pieces. stir it for another 5 min.
3.Add 3 cups of water and place a lid on the pan and increas the heat to med- high ,add salt as per taste. After 5-8 minutes when the water starts boiling , add fried vermicelli and mix well and remember to reduce the heat to low and Leave it with lid for 5-8 minutes untill all moisture in the upma gone .Add coriander leaves and stir well for 1-2 minutes.