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Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Uppittu / Upma


1 cup Bombay Rava / Semolina/ Sajjige / Sooji

3 cups Water

2-3 beans

1/2 Tomato

1 small Onion

1/2 Carrot

Small piece of Ginger

10-15 Green Peas

2-3 Curry leaves

2-3 Coriander leaves

1 Green Chilly

1 tsp Ghee

3-4 tsp Grated Coconut

1/4 tsp Mustard seeds

Salt to taste

2-3 tsp Oil


Add bombay rava in a thick bottomed vessel/pan and fry it for around 4-5 mins in medium flame till it gives nice aroma.

Chop all the vegetables(Tomato, Carrot, Beans) into small pieces.

Cut green chilly into 2 pieces and smash the ginger. Chop onion into medium sized thin pieces.

Add mustard seeds and oil in a thick bottomed vessel/pan. Once it starts spluttering, add curry leaves, green chilly, smashed ginger, onion and fry it for around 1-2 minutes. Add all other chopped vegetables, green peas and fry it for few seconds. Add 3 cups of water, salt and bring it to boil. Once all the vegetables are cooked, add fried bomaby rava and stir the uppittu. 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.


Anonymous said...

Upma can be prepared with broken wheat or broken rice also.

Cook said...

Hi, I had a question before trying this recipe. Is the semolina coarse or fine one that you get here in US? Thanks in advance.

Krishnaveni said...

You can use both.

Anonymous said...

Godi kadi (nuchu) uppittu used to be served in our school during 80s.It used to be wornderful.Can you please update the recipie!