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Semiya Puliyogare
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Semiya Puliyogare

Spicy ,Tangy and Delicious Vermicelli Puliyogare is a no onion no garlic recipe from Karnataka .
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Karnataka
Keyword Karnataka, No Onion , No Garlic, Prasadam
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 3 People
Calories 192kcal
Author Muktha H S


To cook Vermicelli

  • 1 cup Vermicelli
  • 5 cups water
  • 1 Tsp Oil
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt

For Tempering

  • 2 Tbsp Sesame/Til oil
  • 3 Dry red chillies broken
  • 2 sprigs Curry Leaves
  • 1 Tsp Mustard seeds
  • 2 Tbsp Ground nuts
  • 1/2 Tbsp Chana Dal
  • 1/2 Tbsp Urad Dal
  • 1 Big Pinch Asafoetida
  • 1/2 Tsp Jaggery Powder
  • 2 Tbsp Puliyogare Masala Paste -refer notes
  • 1 Tsp Salt or as required

For Dry Powder

  • 2 Tbsp Dry Coconut grated
  • 1/2 Tbsp Black/ White Sesame Seeds


  • In a deep pot ,bring 5 cups of water to boil. Add 1 Tsp of oil ,1/2 tsp of salt and 1 cup vermicelli.
  • Cook vermicelli to al dente , it may take 6-8 minutes depends on the brand and quality of vermicelli used. Follow the cooking instructions on vermicelli packet. 
  • Once it's cooked to perfection , with the help of colander drain all water and wash vermicelli with cold water.
  • Pour 3 cups of cold water to vermicelli and set aside .This is done to avoid sticking of vermicelli to each other.
  • Dry roast black/ white sesame seeds and set aside.
  • Grate 2 Tbsp of dry coconut , blend it along with roasted sesame seeds to a coarse powder. 
  • Whilst drain water completely from vermicelli , set aside.You can even spread it on a plate with a tsp of oil such that each vermicelli strands are well separated.
  • Heat oil in a Kadai /pan , add mustard seeds , curry leaves , dry red chillies , asafoetida , groundnuts , chana dal , urad dal and fry well.
  • Add 2 Tbsp of Puliyogare Gojju / Puliyogare Masala ,1 Tsp of jaggery powder ,mix well and cook for 4-5 minutes.Turn off the heat/stove.
  • Add cooked vermicelli , dry coconut- sesame powder and salt . Gently mix well everything. Finally ,taste and adjust salt or jaggery powder if needed .
  • Serve Semiya Vermicelli for Breakfast / Tiffin along with a cup of filter coffee.


  1. Cooking vermicelli to perfect is very much needed. After draining out water , wash and soak in cold water .Just to ensure it doesn't stick with each other.
  2. You can either use MTR puliyogare Mix from stores or prepare Puliyogare Masala Paste at home.
  3. You can either powder dry coconut and roasted sesame seeds or can add directly.
  4. Usually Black sesame seeds are used for making Puliyogare , if you don't get black then use white sesame seeds.


Calories: 192kcal