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Rava Upma

Rava Upma

Upma is a popular and common breakfast recipe from South India. This recipe is made using roasted rava, salt and water as the main ingredient. This is an easy breakfast and takes only less than 15 minutes. So, if you are in a hurry burry or woke up late by chance,you can easily go for this breakfast for your family. Even the Bachelors can try it as it is very easy to prepare.

Rava upma

First let’s see the ingredients for this preparation.

Ingredients :

  • Roasted Rava/Semolina- 1 cup
  • Finely chopped Onion – 1
  • Grated carrot – 1
  • Green chilli finely chopped – 1
  • Chopped ginger – 2 tspn
  • Grated coconut – 3 tbspn
  • Mustard seeds – 1 tspn
  • Urad dal – 2 tspn
  • Bengal gram – 1 tspn
  • Curry leaves
  • Salt
  • Hot water – 3 cups
  • Coconut oil – 2 tbspn
  • Ghee – 1 tspn

Method of preparation:

  • Heat oil in a pan
  • Sputter Mustard seeds,urad dal and
  • Add onion,carrot,green chilli,curry leaves and ginger
  • Saute well till the onion becomes translucent
  • Add salt,grated coconut and saute for 1 minute
  • Add 3 cups of hot water
  • Allow it to boil
  • Taste and adjust the salt as per your taste
  • Add the roasted rava to the boiling water,make sure the flame is medium
  • Mix well and close the pan and cook for 2 minutes
  • Add ghee to it and mix well
  • Open the pan and transfer the upma to serving plates
  • Garnish our delicious upma with curry leaves.

NB :

  • Give care while adding salt
  • Flame should be medium while adding roasted rava
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