Monday, April 18, 2011

Masala Upma

Ingredients:
Upma Rava - 1 cup
Onion - 1 small
Finely Chopped ginger - 1tsp
Chopped Green beans - 1/4 cup
Chopped Carrot - 1/4 cup
Green peas - 4tbs
Red Chili Powder - 1/2tsp(Optional)
Sambar Powder - 1/2tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/4tsp
Tamarind Paste - 1tsp
Chopped Tomato - 2tbs
Ghee - 1tsp
Oil - 1tsp
Salt - according to taste
Chopped coriander - 2tbs
Grated coconut - 2tbs

Seasoning:
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Jerra - 1tsp
Urad Dal - 1tsp
Chana Dal - 1tsp
curry leaves - 6
Peanut - 1tbs
Oil - 2tbs

Method:
Roast Upma Rava with or without 1tsp oil until light brown.
Prepare seasoning in a pan when mustard seed stops spluttering add chopped onion, ginger when onion becomes soft add Green beans, carrot, peas fry vegetables for few min then add 2.5 cup water, when water starts boiling add Upma rava, Salt, cook it on medium flame for 5 to 8 min, now add sambar powder, tomato, turmeric powder, chili powder and mix well and close the lid leave it on low flame for 2 to 3 min.

Garnish with coriander and coconut, ghee and serve hot.