Sunday, February 15, 2009

Rava Upma




This upma is one of traditional south Indian food and

also one of my comfort foods. This can be served for breakfast or

dinner.

Ingredients:

Rava/Sooji - 1 cup

Frozen Vegetables- 1 cup [ peas,corn,carrots,beans]

green chillies-2

1" piece ginger, minced

curry leaves- a few

salt-to taste

for seasoning

mustard seeds-1tsp
urad Dal-1tsp
coconut oil-1 tbs

Fresh grated coconut-1/2 cup

water-2 cups

Method:

Dry roast Rava until golden brown.Keep aside.

In another pan add the seasonings and when it splutters

add the Green chillies,ginger,curry leaves saute 1

minute.Now add the frozen vegetables and saute for 3-4

minutes .Add water and salt ,bring to boil.

In medium flame add the roasted rava stirring continuously

to avoid any lumps.Turn the flame to low and let the upma

cook until the water is absorbed .The rava must be soft,

fluffy and not sticky.Add the coconut and mix well.Turn

off the gas and cover and let it sit for 5-10 minutes.

Serve hot with Nellikkai arachukalakki and apple pickle.

1 comment:

Priya Sriram said...

This is my favourite comfort food too... Nice step by step explanation!