Thursday, October 15, 2009


When we were kids mom used to ask us, what do u want for breakfast and my immediate answer would be "UPMA" and everyone else would stare at me !!! I used to wonder why no one like this yummy smooth easy to digest breakfast. I like to eat my upma with banana and sugar.
Here is a recipe for simple upma.

Sooji - 1cup (Roasted)
Onion - 1 (Medium, chopped)
Ginger - 1" (Finely chopped)
Green Chilli - 2 (Chopped)
Curry leaves
Jeera (Optional)
Urad dal (Optional)
Coconut - 2tsp(Optional)

Cooking Method
Heat oil in a kadai, add mustard, jeera and urad dal roast till you get a nice aroma.
Add chilli, ginger once fried add curry leaves and onions.
Once onions turn translucent, add rava, and fry will all the seasonings and salt for 2 minutes.
Add 2 cups of water, cover and cook on slow flame till all water is absorbed and is soft and creamy.
Garnish with coconut and some ghee.
Mix well and serve with chutney.

Note: All the seasonings are optional you can add or delete as per your liking.
         Roast rava in a big batch and store for future use.

Cooking time : 20min
Serves : 2

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