Tomato Semiya Bath or Tomato Vermicelli Recipe
Recipe type: Lunch
Cuisine: Indian
Kids are notorious for getting bored easily, especially when it comes to food! Turn your regular vermicelli around with this yummy tomato vermicelli bath recipe.
  • Vermicelli or Semiya - 1.5 cup
  • Tomato - 2 medium sized
  • Onion 1 large
  • Fennel seeds - ½ tsp
  • cinnamon - a small stick
  • Coriander leaves - a few
  • Chilli Powder - ½ tsp
  • Corainder powder - ½ tbsp
  • Haldi or tuemeric powder - ½ tsp
  • Garam masala - ½ tsp (optional)
  • Cashews - 5
  • Salt - as required
  • Oil - 1 tbspn
  1. Roast the vermicelli or semiya to a light brown with a little oil.
  2. In a wide kadai, heat some oil, add the fennel, cinnamon and cashews and fry till they splutter.
  3. Add the onions and saute them well. When brown, add the tomatoes and cook till mushy.
  4. Add all the spice powders and fry till the oil leaves.
  5. Then add the 1½ cups of water. When it boils, add the roasted vermicelli or semiya and stir well.
  6. Cover and cook on a low flame for 10 -15 minutes.
  7. Fluff well with a fork before serving.
Recipe by My Little Moppet at