Saturday, March 2, 2013

Veg Upma..!!

Upma is traditional South Indian breakfast dish. First and best thing you can do to yourself with loaded veggies and tea for kick start a morning. Semolina ( Rawa, Sooji) is main ingredients, fresh green veggies, onion,  curry leaves give nice colour and flavour to dish but anything you can add as per availability and taste, Its simple, yet tasteful and healthy food. This recipe i learnt during my days in Hyderabad, hope you like it.


1/2 cup Rawa
1 chopped Onion
1 chopped Tomatoes 
1 Green Chilli chopped
6-7 Curry Leaves
1/4 cup Cabbage finely chopped
1/4 cup Mix Veggies (Carrot, Green Peas, Sweet Corn)
1 teaspoon Tuar Dal
1 teaspoon Urad Dal
1/4 teaspoon Chana Dal
1-2 Dry Red Chillies 
1 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
1/4 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder (optional)
1/4 teaspoon Fennel Seeds
1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
2 tablespoon Oil
Fresh Coriander
Salt to taste
Lime Juice


Heat oil in a pan, add urad, chana and tuar daal, on slow flame wait till it turn light brown in colour. Add mustard seeds, fennel seeds, cumin seeds wait till it start cracking, than turmeric powder add green chillies, red dry chillies, curry leaves and chopped onions, saute for few minutes. Now Add all the veggies  (except tomatoes) stir fry on high flame for 2 minutes, than add tomatoes and cook till become slightly soft. add 1 or 1/2 cup of water and cover with lead. Now in hot water add rawa gradually and stir continuesly to avoid any lumps. Sprinkle few drops of lime juice and garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot. 

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