Monday, March 24, 2014

Vegetable Rava Upma - Basic Version

This is a common breakfast in most of the house holds throughout India.Here is the simple recipe for the same
Ingredients
Part 1 - Roasting
  • Bombay rava / sooji - 2 cups

Part 2 - Seasoning and Saute
  • Oil - 1 tablespoon
  • Mustard seeds - 1 teaspoon
  • Channa dhal - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Curry leaves - 2
  • Green chilly - 4 (slited)
  • Onion - 1 (thinly sliced)
Part 3 - Vegetables
  • Potato - 1 (chop into cubes)
  • Carrot - 1 medium sized (chop into cubes)
  • Peas - 1/4 cup
  • Water - 3 cups
  • Salt - 2 teaspoons
  • Coriander leaves - little
Method
Step 1
  • Dry roast rava in a thick bottomed kadai till the raw smell goes and keep it aside

Step 2 - Seasoning and saute
  • In the same kadai heat oil and splutter mustard seeds.Fry channa dhal , chillies and curry leaves
  • Add thinly sliced onions and saute till it turns golden brown
Step 3 - Cooking vegetables

  • Now saute the vegetables

  • Pour water , put salt and coriander leaves.Allow the vegetables to get cooked 3/4th
Step 4 - Upma
  • Once the vegetables are 3/4th cooked slowly add the raosted rava by simultaneously stiring it
  • Just stir and close the lid.Open the lid every 3 minutes and churn the whole mass
  • It will get cooked within 10 minutes
  • To test whether it is fully done or not dip your finger with water and touch the upma.It should not stick to your fingers
  • Once done take it out and serve with tomato ketchup, sugar, sambar / Coconut Chutney