How to Make Semiyaan / Vermicelli with Veggies - Recipe on FirstCry Parenting

Semiyaan / Vermicelli with Veggies

Vermicelli is a healthy alternative to the ready-to-cook noodles available in the market. Also, because it takes less time to cook, this dish is a hit with mommies. Load the dish with veggies of your choice, and it will turn out to be a feast for the eyes while being easy on the stomach. Feel free to jazz things up by adding a handful of roasted nuts like cashews or a tablespoon of grated coconut over the semiyaan before serving, and watch your kids come back for seconds.

Serves Preparation Time Cooking Time 
 4 People 10 – 15 Minutes  10 – 15 Minutes



  • 200 g vermicelli
  • 20 g carrot, chopped
  • 30 g green bell pepper, chopped
  • 30 g red bell pepper, chopped
  • 60 g onion, chopped
  • 20 g sweet corns, boiled
  • 10 g french beans, chopped and boiled
  • 3 tbsp oil


Step 1

Place a small pan on medium heat and add a tablespoon of oil. Once the oil gets hot, roast the vermicelli until it turns golden brown.

Step 2

Now, keep two cups of water for boiling. Once it starts boiling, pour it over the roasted vermicelli and allow it to cook till it becomes transparent.

Step 3

Drain the vermicelli with the help of a strainer to remove the extra water. Drizzle a little oil over the vermicelli and toss it.

Step 4

In another pan, boil carrot, french beans and sweet corn. Keep it aside once they become soft.

Step 5

Take a tablespoon of oil in a small pan and keep it on medium heat. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and curry leaves when the oil becomes a little warm.

Step 6

Add chopped onion and stir fry till it turns transparent. Now, add red and green bell pepper and stir fry it till the pepper pieces become a little soft. Add boiled sweet corn, french beans and carrot in the pan and saute it.

Step 7

Now, sprinkle some turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt on the vegetables.

Step 8

Lastly, add the vermicelli and give it a good stir. Let it cook for a minute or two.

Step 9

Squeeze a teaspoon of lime juice over it and mix it well.

Step 10

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.

Nutritional Information

Calories 574 K cal
Proteins 15.9 gm
Fats 13.9 gm
Carbohydrates 95.6 gm
Cholesterol  0 mg
 Sodium 41 mg
 Potassium 1981 mg
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