Akki Shavige Uppittu

akki shavige uppittu

Akki shavige uppittu is a super delicious vegetarian food made from ottu shavige, which is steam-cooked.

A good thing about the akki shavige uppittu is it can be eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Eat it without a side dish or use coconut chutney. In either case, akki shavige uppittu will be very yummy.

If you want to use a side dish, but do not have the time or interest to prepare one, use fresh yogurt or curd.

Add a few drops of lemon juice to the akki shavige uppittu for a finer taste.

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Servings: 3


This seasoning is for akki shavige prepared from 1 cup of rice.

1. Oil 1 and 1/2 to 2 tablespoons
2. Mustard 1/4 teaspoon
3. Ground nut 1/2 tablespoon
4. Channa dal 1/2 teaspoon
5. Urad dal 1/2 teaspoon
6. Cumin seeds 1/4 teaspoon
7. Green chillies 5-6 or to taste
8. Curry leaves 2 sprigs
9. Ginger, 1/4 teaspoon, chopped

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10. Capsicum 2
11. Carrot 1
12. Cooked peas 1/2 cup
13. Turmeric 1/4 teaspoon
14. Salt to taste
15. Coconut gratings 2 tablespoon
16. Lemon juice
17. Fresh coriander leaves 1 tablespoon

How to make Akki Shavige Uppittu?

1. Chop the capsicums and green chillies.

Grate the carrot.

Keep aside.
2. Heat oil in a pan.
3. Add mustard when the oil is hot.

4. Add groundnuts and channa dal when the mustards begin to splutter.

Fry for 1 minute.

5. Add urad dal and cumin seeds and fry till the dals turn golden brown.

6. Add curry leaves and chopped green chillies. Fry for 1 minute.

7. Add chopped ginger and capsicum. Fry till capsicum is cooked.

8. Add carrot gratings and turmeric and fry for 1 minute.

9. Add cooked peas, little salt and coconut gratings.


Fry for 1 minute.

Add lemon juice.

10. Keep the above vegetable seasoning aside to cool.
11. Mix the seasoning with the akki shavige or home-made noodles, salt and lemon juice slowly and gently.
12. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

Akki shavige upittu is ready.


TIPS How to make Akki Shavige Upittu
1. Do not mix the hot vegetable seasoning with akki shavige, because the rice noodles may break.