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Semiya is a type of vermicelli popular in South India, especially in Tamil Nadu. It is can be served as a sweet dish, cooked in milk and sugar, and garnished with nuts and raisins. It can also be served as a savory dish, cooked with vegetables and spices. Semiya is a popular breakfast dish in India, and is often served with chutney or sambar.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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1 cup

chopped onion

1/2 cup

chopped carrots

1/4 cup

chopped green beans

1/4 cup

chopped green bell pepper

1/4 cup

chopped tomatoes

1/4 cup

mustard seeds

1 teaspoon

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

urad dal

1 teaspoon

chana dal

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

garlic paste

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon


2 tablespoons

Salt to taste


2 cups

chopped coriander leaves

2 tablespoons



Step 1:

Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.

Step 2:

Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, urad dal, and chana dal. Fry until they start to splutter.

Step 3:

Add chopped onion, carrots, green beans, and bell pepper. Fry for 2-3 minutes.

Step 4:

Add ginger-garlic paste, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, and garam masala. Fry for 1 minute.

Step 5:

Add the semiya and fry for 2-3 minutes.

Step 6:

Add chopped tomatoes and fry for 1 minute.

Step 7:

Add 2 cups of water and salt to taste. Bring to a boil.

Step 8:

Reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes or until the semolina is cooked.

Step 9:

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 12113 users have chowed down on Semiya a whopping 16132 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Delhi are the top 5 cities gobbling up Semiya like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Semiya, our users are head over heels in december, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Semiya is the food of choice for less-than15 male, with people of 15-20 BMI also on board.

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