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Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Masala Uppittu (Upma)

Ingredients:
1 cup Bombay Rava / Semolina/ Sajjige / Sooji
2 cups Water
8-10 beans
1/2 Tomato
1 small Onion
1 medium sized Carrot
2 - 3 Coriander leaves
1/4 cup soaked/frozen Green Peas
1 - 1.5 tsp Vangibath powder
1 Green Chilly
1 tsp Ghee
3 - 4 tsp Grated Coconut
1/2 tsp Black Gram seeds
1/2 tsp Bengal Gram seeds
1/4 tsp Mustard seeds
4 - 5 Curry leaves
Salt to taste
2 - 3 tsp Oil

Recipe:
Put semolina in a thick bottomed vessel/microwave pan and fry /microwave it for around 4-5 mins in medium flame until it gives nice aroma.
Chop beans and carrot into small pieces as shown in the picture below. Cook chopped vegetables, green peas together by adding little amount of water and salt in a pressure cooker. (2-3 whistles) Cut green chilly into 2 pieces. Chop onion, coriander leaves and tomato into small pieces as shown in the picture below.
Add mustard seeds, black gram seeds, bengal gram seeds and oil in a thick bottomed vessel/pan. Once it starts spluttering, add curry leaves, green chilly, onion and fry them for about 4-5 minutes. Add chopped tomato, vangibath powder and fry them for few mins until onion and tomato are cooked.Add cooked vegetables, 2 cups of water, salt and bring it to boil. Add fried semolina and stir the Uppittu. Cook the uppittu by covering a lid for about 1-2 mins in medium flame. Add grated coconut, ghee and mix well. Add chopped coriander leaves and mix well. Keep the Uppittu in low flame for about 2-3 mins and keep stirring the Uppittu. Serve hot. The above mentioned ingredients will serve 2-3 Plates of Uppittu.

2 comments:

sihi said...

ivattu nammaneli ide kanamma madalu hoguttiddini ... thanks for the recipe sounds interesting :-)

Anonymous said...

plz post the recipe of sheera/ksheera....banana sheera as well...