Upma / Sooji Upma / Rava Upma
Serving for - 3 Ingredients Sooji / Rava / Semolina - 1 cup Onion (medium sized) - 1 (finely chopped) Tomato (small size...
Serving for - 3
Sooji / Rava / Semolina - 1 cup
Onion (medium sized) - 1 (finely chopped)
Tomato (small sized) - 1 (chopped in cubes)
Ghee / Clarified butter - 2 tbsp
Oil - 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - 5-6
Green chilies - 3 (finely chopped)
Pinch of asafoetida
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp (Optional)
Shredded ginger - 1/4 tsp
Urad dal - 1 tbsp
Some whole peanuts
yogurt - 1/4 cup (If you want to skip yogurt, then add 2 cups of water along with 1 tbsp lime juice)
Water - 1 and 3/4 cups
Salt to taste
Cilantro for garnishing.
- Heat ghee in a pan and roast sooji/ rava till it becomes slight brown in color. Take is aside and heat oil in a same pan. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, whole peanuts, green chilies, pinch of asafoetida and curry leaves. Let them crackle. Add shredded ginger, urad dal and chopped onion. Saute till onion turns translucent. Add tomato cubes, turmeric powder and salt to taste. Mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.
- Add yogurt and water to it. Let it boil. Now, add roasted sooji and keep stirring. Remove all lumps. Cover the pan and let it cook for 5-6 minutes on medium heat. Keep stirring in between. Finally add chopped cilantro and serve hot by adding some fresh grated coconut on top.