Kichidi - Vermicili upma

2 cups Vermicelli
1 Onion
2 Tomatoes
1 Potato
1 Carrot
1 cup Cauliflower flowers
1/4 cup Green Peas
3 Green Chilies
1/2 " Ginger
Curry Leaves
Lemon juice

Dry roast vermicelli in a tsp of ghee and set aside.

In a non stick pan add 2 tsp of oil and make tadka (poppu) with 1 tsp of urad dal, 1 tsp of channa dal, jeera, mustard and cashew nuts. Add chopped onions, chilies, ginger and curry leaves.

After the onion turns golden brown add chopped tomatoes and let the oil separate.

Then add all the finely chopped vegetables and salt and cook with a lid for a few minutes.

Add 1: 1.5 water for the vermicelli and bring to boil. Lemon juice can be added now.(optional)

When water comes to a boil add vermicelli, chopped coriander. Let cook for a few minutes till done.

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