Wednesday, February 29, 2012



 I love to eat a good breakfast in the morning along with a cup of hot ginger tea.I never really liked upma as a kid and disliked it strongly,but when I started to stay alone and had no time to make breakfast,Upma was my savior.Its simple,easy and is ready in a few minutes.

INGREDIENTS: (serves 4)
1 cup semolina/rava
1 tbsp urad dal
2 onions roughly chopped
2 green chillies chopped
1 tbsp golden raisins
1 tsp mustard seeds/rai
1 tsp cumin seeds/zeera
A few curry leaves
1 tsp sugar
4 tsp ghee/oil
2 ½ cup hot water
Coriander leaves

In a kadhai/pan,
Heat 1tsp ghee and roast the semolina till golden brown and is fragrant.

Remove in a bowl and keep aside.

In the same kadhai,
Heat 2 ½  tsp ghee and add the urad dal,mustard seeds,cumin seeds,raisins and curry leaves.

Let them splutter,then add roughly chopped onions,green chillies,salt and sugar.

Sauté till onions are translucent.

Then add the roasted semolina and sauté everything for 2 mins.

Add hot water and ½ tsp ghee and cook on sim/dum.

Garnish with chopped coriander,shredded coconut(I did not have any) and nylon sev.

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