In Indian cooking whole wheat vermicelli is used to make whole wheat vermicelli upma, whole wheat semiya kheer etc.
How to store whole wheat vermicelli, whole wheat semiya
It is a good idea to store whole wheat vermicelli in an airtight container, and make sure the container is stored is a cupboard that is no more than room temperature. It will last for a year or more without losing any of the basic flavors, or developing a taste that seem slightly off.
Health benefits of whole wheat vermicelli, whole wheat semiya
Whole wheat vermicelli or semiya is slightly higher in protein
than the maida based vermicelli. It is also a good source of fibre
, which regular vermicelli is not. Thus whole wheat vermicelli is a wiser choice for people with heart disease
and those aiming weight loss
. However since it is also a good source of carbs, we recommend diabetics
use them sparingly and balance its glycemic index and boost nutritional content by adding fibre and antioxidant