Bajra Upma


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A low calorie,healthy and filling bajra upma made with bajra and vegetables of your choice. .

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Bajra Upma recipe - How to make Bajra Upma

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  1. Heat a non-stick pan and dry roast the bajra on a slow flame. Cool and soak in 2 cups of water. Keep aside for 2 hours.
  2. Heat the oil in a pressure cooker and add the mustard seeds and cumin seeds.
  3. When the seeds crackle, add the dals, , ginger, garlic, onions, green chilli and curry leaves and saute for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the tomatoes, vegetables, peanuts, salt and red chilli powder, mix well and saute on a high flame for 1 minute.
  5. Add the soaked bajra with water and cook for a minute.
  6. Add the coconut and coriander, mix well and add 2 cups of hot water.
  7. Pressure cook for 2 whistles and allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  8. Serve hot.

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Bajra Upma
 on 27 Oct 20 04:38 PM

Can i soak the Bajra overnight and make the upma in the morning?
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Tarla Dalal    This is a member contributed recipe and not a Tarla Dalal recipe. But, yes you can soak the bajra overnight.
28 Oct 20 02:40 PM