October 28, 2014

Tip# 70: Easy steps to make perfect non sticky Ragi Vermicelli

We all know that Ragi is very good for health not only for elders but also to every body. It is rich in calcium and Potassium . Apart from making Ragi Porridge and Ragi dosa, Ragi vermicelli can be used regularly once in a week in our diet. Tasty dishes can be made out of this vermicelli and this will help our next generation also to eat these nutritional and traditional diet of our place. Many beginners say that when they cook ragi vermicelli, it turns out very soft and becomes sticky. Here are some Smart Samyal Tips to prepare perfect Ragi Vermicelli.

Ragi vermicelli does not need long time to cook. If you follow the instructions given below you can make perfect ragi vermicelli dishes.


Soaked Vermicilli

1. Soak Vermicelli in ordinary water for 5 minutes.


2. After 5 minutes in a strainer place the soaked vermicelli and drain out the water completely. Don't squeeze it with fingers.


Drain the water out

3. Now in a greased idli plate or any ordinary bowl place the drained ragi vermicelli and steam them out for 15 to 20 minutes.

4. After 15 minutes let them to cool for 10 minutes.

Steaming the ragi Vermicilli

5. Now the non sticky vermiclli is ready to make any type of tiffin like Lemon Ragi vermicelli or Vegetable Ragi Vermicelli Upma or Ragi Curd Vermicelli.

See Ragi Vegetable Upma