Today’s recipe is ‘Rava Upma’. I am so happy to share this recipe, as this is my favourite breakfast recipe. Although I can have this dish anytime of the day, but it is usually served as a breakfast or snack recipe. It is a very popular recipe from South India. Do try this healthy recipe which is a kind of porridge which is made from semolina.
For this dish you will need following main ingredients, rava/semolina/sooji, ghee/oil, green peas, cashew nuts, coriander leaves, few spices and water. I have listed water in the main ingredients list because for a perfect upma, you need correct water:rava ratio. You can enjoy this recipe with coconut chutney or any chutney of your choice.
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Duration: 20 minutes
Ingredients for Rava Upma
|Green peas||1/4 cup|
|Coriander leaves (chopped)||2 Tbsp|
|Mustard seeds||1/2 tsp|
|Chana Dal||1/2 tsp|
|Urad dal||1/2 tsp|
|Salt||3/4 tsp or as per taste|
Method for Rava Upma
- If you are not using roasted semolina/sooji, roast for 3-4 mins first. Keep it aside. (you will start getting roasted fragrance from the semolina.)
- In a deep pan heat ghee.
- Add mustard seeds, chana dal and urad dal. Stir fry for 2-3 mins.
- Next add green peas and chopped ginger in the pan. Fry till green peas are fried well.
- Add chopped green chillies and cashew nuts.
- Next goes chopped coriander leaves and salt. Mix well. Stir fry for few seconds.
- In the pan now add roasted semolina. Mix well till all the ingredients blends well with each other.
- Lastly add 3 cups of water in the pan. Let it cook till all the water is absorbed by the semolina/sooji.
- Serve Upma immediately !