Thursday, 6 August 2015

Sooji Upma

Upma is very quick , easy and healthy breakfast dish. It is cooked from roasted semolina/sooji or rice flour. One can add vegetables of your choice according to taste.Lets see ingredients required for it.

Ingredients :

1 cup semolina/sooji
1 medium sized chopped onion
1 cup chopped vegetables (capsicum,corn, carrots and peas)
1 tsp mustard seeds
5-6 fresh curry leaves
Salt to taste
1 tsp red chilli powder
2 tbsp oil
2 cup water (double the amount of sooji)
Few sprigs of coriander leaves (for garnishing)

Method : Take one pan and dry roast ( means without any oil)sooji in it by stirring in between to avoid burning of it. Roast it till light brown in color , switch off flame and take it out in plate or bowl.

Now heat oil in another pan ,add mustard seeds and curry leaves , once they starts spluttering add chopped onions and fry it till they are light brown in color ,add all other chopped vegetables and salt ,mix well and cover it with lid and cook for 3-4 mins.Now add red chilli powder or green chilli and water into it. Once water starts boiling add roasted sooji and stir continuously to avoid formation of lumps.When all water evaporates your upma is ready to serve, switch off the flame.Upma has semi solid consistency. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

Can be used as semi solid meal for baby too by adding little more water.

Enjoy it guys :)

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