Sunday, January 16, 2011

Upma recipe

Upma is less time consuming but a healthy recipe for breakfast menu.

Ingredients :

1. Sooji (semolina)- 1/2 cup
2. Oil
3. Roasted cumin seed- 1/2 tsp
4. Mustard seed- 1/2 tsp
5. Water- 1 cup
6. Pea- 1/4 cup
7. Carrot (grated)- 1/4 cup
                                                      8. Lemon juice- 2 tbs
                                                      9. Gram daal (soaked in water for half a
                                                      hour)- 1 tsp
                                                      10. Green chilly (chopped)- 1
                                                      11. Salt to taste
                                                      12. Curry leaves

Procedure :

First boil water and peas in a pan and keep it aside. Now heat 2 tsp oil in a kadhai and fry curry leaves, mustard seeds, cumin seeds and gram daal till they turn a little brown. Add carrot, green chilly and fry for few minutes. Now add sooji and mix it well. Cook for 5 to 7 minutes till the sooji gets fried properly. Now add salt and the boiled water to it carefully as it will splutter. Mix well and add lemon juice to it. Serve it hot. 

P.S. you can also replace peas by fried peanuts.                                                

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