|1.||Local rava (medium rava) 1 cup|
|2.||Oil 2 and 1/2 - 3 tablespoons|
|3.||Mustard 1/4 teaspoon|
|4.||Channa dal 1/2 teaspoon|
|5.||Urad dal 1/2 teaspoon|
|6.||Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon|
|7.||Turmeric 1/8 teaspoon / 2 pinches|
|8.||Green chilies 3-4 or to taste|
|9.||Curry leaves 8-10|
|11.||Green beans 6-7|
|13.||Potato 1 small|
|14.||Cooked fresh peas 1 tablespoon|
|15.||Capsicum 1 small|
|17.||Ginger 1/2 teaspoon (chopped)|
|18.||Water 2 1/4 cups|
|19.||Salt to taste|
|20.||Lemon juice to taste|
|21.||Coconut gratings 1-2 tablespoons|
|22.||Garnishing: coriander leaves|
and green chillies separately. Keep aside.
|2.||Dry fry the rava until the rava becomes light brown or until
you get the aroma. Keep the rava aside.
|3.||Heat oil in a thick-bottom vessel. Reduce the flame to low.|
channa dal, urad dal and cumin seeds
when mustard seeds begin
Fry till dals turn golden-brown.
green chillies, curry leaves, and chopped onions.
Fry for 1 minute.
Set the flame to medium.
chopped green beans,
carrot, potato and capsicum, one after the other, with a gap of 1 minute between each.
Fry for 3-4 minutes.
|8.||Add chopped tomato and ginger, turmeric and a pinch of salt. Fry for 1 minute.|
boiling water and cook till the vegetables are fully cooked.
|10.||Add salt and cook till the vegetables absorb the salt.|
|11.||Add the rava slowly when
the water is boiling and stir
After you add all the rava, mix it with the vegetable seasoning thoroughly.
Cover the vessel with a plate. Turn the flame to sim. Wait for 3-4 minutes.
the plate and see if the water is absorbed fully. If it is absorbed
completely, mix again and then cover with a plate.
for two more minutes. Switch off the stove. Add lemon juice
and coconut gratings. Mix.
for another 4-5 minutes. Your
is ready! Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
|1.||If you want smooth, paste-type vegetable upma, add more water.|
|2.||You can use any vegetables of your choice.|
|3.||Do not mix the rava too many times after you add it to the seasoning. The reason is the upma will become sticky.|
|4.||If the water is roll-boiling, add the rava slowly in circular movements. There is no need to stir until the water is absorbed completely.|