Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Plain Upma / Simple Uppittu

Plain Upma / Simple Uppittu is my MIL's version. Its very easy to prepare and very tasty to eat  which will keep you fill until your next meal. Here  is a super quick, easy, healthy, tasty recipe that can be served for breakfast or dinner.

Ingredients for Plain Upma / Simple Uppittu :

1 Cup of Rava or Sooji (cream of wheat)
2 to 2 1/2 cup water
4 tablespoon of oil
1 tsp mustard seed
1 tsp cumin seed
1 tbsp black gram dal (washed) or Dhuli Urad
1 tbsp Channa dal
1 small size onion
3 green chillies or as per taste
1 stem chopped curry leaves
Salt to taste
Optional Garnish : with Majjige menasinakai

To prepare Plain Upma / Simple Uppittu :

1. Roast Rava or Sooji in a non-stick pan till golden brown. Keep it aside.
2. In a kadai put oil then add mustard seeds, cumin seeds,  black Gram Dal or Dhuli Urad, channa dal and fry till dal gets golden in colour.
3. Put chopped onions, green chillies, curry leaves. When onion turns brown add water and salt and cook till water boils.
4. Then add  Rava or Sooji. To avoid lumps keep on stirring the Uppittu till all the water is absorbed. Serve hot with any choice of your chutney or curd.

Tips / Notes:

·        To prepare Vegetable Upma / Vegetable Uppittu u can use Homemade Ghee / clarifiedButter / Neyyi instead of oil to enhance the taste.
·        Fry Rava or Sooji and store it in a jor to prepare recipe in no time, so that u can omit the first step. 

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