Introduction: Spicy Ragi Vermicelli

This is a simple version of gluten free steamed spicy ragi vermicelli.

Step 1: Ingredients

  • One packet of Ragi vermicelli (about 180 grams)
  • Two medium sized onions chopped
  • One large size tomato chopped
  • Four green chilies sliced
  • One teaspoon of mustard seeds mixed with broken white lentil
  • One tablespoon of salt
  • One tablespoon cooking oil
  • Clean water for soaking and steaming

Step 2: Preparation

  • Take about two liters of cold water in a pan and mix one tablespoon of salt
  • Soak the raw vermicelli for about three minutes in the salt water
  • Drain out the water and keep aside

Step 3: Steaming

  • Take about one liter of water in a wide mouthed vessel
  • Cover the vessel with a clean white cloth
  • Place the soaked ragi vermicelli on top of the cloth
  • Steam for about five minutes. covering the vermicelli with suitable cover
  • Stop steaming after five minutes, take out the steamed vermicelli and keep separately

Step 4: Tempering

  • Heat about one tablespoon of oil in a frying pan and add mustard seeds mixed with white lentils
  • Add sliced green chillies and onions to the heated oil
  • Add steamed vermicelli and sliced tomatoes
  • Mix well and remove from fire

Step 5: Serve Hot

Serve hot with grated raw coconuts