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How To Make Quick Upma


Oct 17, 2012

PREPARATION TIME

COOKING TIME

SERVES

2-4

PREPARATION LEVEL

Easy

Rava Upma is one of the most popular snacks across India and nothing is better than a homemade Upma. Upma is easy to make and can be cooked in a quick time. Watch this video, learn the recipe and make a delicious Upma with Archana for your breakfast.

INGREDIENTS

    1 cup rava
    1 cup onion finely chopped
    1 tomato finely chopped
    Coriander for garnish
    1/2 tsp mustard seeds
    10-12 curry leaves
    1/2 lime juice
    3-4 green chillies
    Salt according to taste
    1/2 tbsp urad dal
    Coconut for garnish
    1/2 tsp sugar
    3-4 tbsp oil
    2 cups water

DIRECTIONS

  • Roast the rava and remove it in a plate
  • Now add 3-4 tbsp oil and let it heat well
  • Once the oil is well heated, add 1/2 tsp mustard seeds (rai), 1/2 tsp urad dal, 10-12 curry leaves (kadi patta), 3-4 green chillies, some coriander, 1 cup finely chopped onions, 1/2 tsp sugar and salt according to taste
  • Add 1 cup finely chopped tomatoes and mix well together
  • Now add, the roasted rava, 1/2 lime juice and stir well
  • Add 2 cups of boiled water
  • Now cover the upma with a lid and let it cook under the steam for 5 mins
  • Remove the lid and give it a last stir
  • Ready to serve, garnish with coriander and lime
TIP
  • Ensure to roast the rava well, if not it will become sticky
  • Can also add peas, soaked peanuts, carrots or finely chopped french beans
  • The quantity of oil used is more while making upma, as none is used while roasting

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