Soft upma

Preparation Time

20

Cooking Time

10

Serves

4

Calories

730

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Upma is the easiest dish that is most often not prepared well. Hence the unpopularity of this wonderful breakfast item. Try this recipe that gives you dewy soft upma that would be a sure success with the children!

Ingredients

1 cup rava

3 cups boiling water

½ cup onion, sliced thin

1 tsp ginger, sliced

2 tsp green chillies, chopped fine

1 dried red chilli, split

3 tsp vanaspati (hydrogenated vegetable oil)

1 sprig curry leaves

½ tsp mustard seeds

1 tsp black gram/urad dal

Coriander leaves, for garnishing

Salt, as required

Preparation

Drop the vanaspati into the hot pan

Put in the mustard seeds and let them splutter

Add the black gram and wait until it turns brown

Drop in the red chilli, and then the onion

Add the green chillies, sliced ginger and curry leaves

Put in the rava and mix well

Add salt to the mixture and saute until it is lump-free

Now, pour the boiling water into the rava mix and blend well

Soft upma is ready within minutes

Garnish with some chopped coriander leaves

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