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Friday, March 16, 2012

Semolina Porridge with Vegetables (Rava Upma)

South Indian Vegetarian Breakfast Special
Andhra Cuisine
Semolina Porridge with Vegetables (Rava Upma)
Serves 2

Ingredients:
Cream of Wheat/Semolina (Rava/Sooji)-

Onions- 1 No., Finely Chopped

Green Chillies- 2 Nos., Finely Chopped
French Beans/Green Beans- about 7 to 8 Nos., Finely Chopped,
Carrots- 1 Medium, Finely Chopped
Potato- 1 Small, Finely Chopped
Roma Tomatoes- 1 Medium or 2 Small, Finely Chopped
Ginger- 1 Inch, Finely Chopped

For Tempering:
Extra Light Olive Oil/Olive Pomace Oil- 2 Tsp., Oil mixed with Ghee at this stage is optional
Raw Peanuts- 1 Tbsp. 

Mustard Seeds (Rai/Aavalu)-a Pinch
Cumin Seeds (Jeera/Jeelakarra)- (Optional)
Split Bengal Gram/Split Chick Pea (Chana Dal/Senagapapu)- ¼ Tsp.
Split Black Gram (Urad Dal/Menapappu)- ¼ Tsp.
Curry Leaves (Kadi Patta/Karvepaku)- 5-6 No’s
Asafoetida (Hing/Inguva Podi)- a Pinch
 

Water- 3 Cups
Salt- To Taste

Fresh Lemon Juice & Ghee- sprinkled to suit taste individual buds as desired!!

Method:
Heat Oil in a Non Stick Wide Skillet (Kadhai)
Add Peanuts & Saute till Color changes
Add Mustard Seeds & Saute till Seeds Splutter
Add Chana Dal, Urad Dal & Cumin Seeds till the Dals change Color




As the Water Boils rapidly add the Sooji while stirring continuously to make sure there are no lumps



Tips:

Optionally can add Green Peas (Matar), Sweet Corn etc.




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