Friday, August 13, 2010
I love upma done by mom which is in semi solid form.She takes more water than required to get that semi solid and i always eat upma with ghee and sugar.I never used to eat upma done by anyone other than my mom but after my marriage i started eating upma made by m-law,i just love it.This is her recipe of adding masala and tomatoes to upma.Here goes the recipe :-
Semolina/Sooji/Bombay rava/upma rava 1 cup
Water 1 1/2 cup
Tomtatoes 1 chopped
Onions 1 chopped
Green chillies 2 chopped
Ginger 1'' pc finely chopped
Garam masala powder 1 tsp
Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
Red chilly powder 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil 3 tbsp
Mustard/Rai 1/2 tsp
Udat dal 1/4 tsp
Channa dal 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves few
How to make masala upma
In a skillet take oil and add all the seasonings .When they splutter add onion and green chillies.
Saute till onion are fried.Then add ginger pcs.
Saute for another 2 minutes.
Now add tomatoes.
Cook till tomatoes are mashed and fried well.
Then add garam masala and red chilly powder.Saute for another 2 minutes.
Add rava.Saute till rava changes colour.
Then add water slowly,continously stirring with one hand,this avoids formation of lumps.
Cover and cook for 1-2 minutes.
Serve hot with any pickle of your choice.