Saturday, April 2, 2016

Broken Matta Rice Upma / Palakkad Matta Rice Upma

This is a very healthy and tasty breakfast especially for people who are health concious people
You can also find similar recipes in Arisi Upma / Varagu Arisi Upma

Ingredients
Part 1 - Upma
  • Broken Matta Rice - 1 1/2 cups
  • Toor Dhal - 1/4 cup
  • Cumin seeds / Jeera - 1 teaspoon
  • Pepper - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Water - 2.5 cups
  • Salt - 1 teaspoon
Part 2 - Seasoning
  • Gingelly oil - 1 teaspoon
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Urad /Channa Dhal - 1/2 teaspoon each
  • Red chilly - 2 nos
  • Curry leaves - few
Part 3 - Garnish
  • Coconut - 2 tablespoons (grated)
Method
Step 1 
  • Soak toor dhal, cumin seeds and pepper for 10 minutes
  • Filter it but do not discard the water
Filter 
  • Grind it into a coarse paste
Coarse paste
Step 2 - Seasoning and Saute
  • Heat oil in a kadai.Splutter mustard seeds
  • Fry urad and channa dhals in it
  • Also season curry leaves and red chillies
  • Saute the coarse paste in it
Seasoning
Saute
  • Pour water (including the one used for soaking dhal).Add salt and boil
  • Add broken matta rice and stir it well
Pour water and boil

Put Matta Rice

Stir the contents
Step 3 - Upma / Pressure Cooking
  • Transfer the contents to a container that fits into a pressure cooker
  • Pressure cook for 2 whistles
  • Once done wait for the pressure to get released
  • Open and garnish with coconut
Pressure Cook
Garnish
  • Serve hot with chutney