Upma Video by Tarla Dalal

Upma Video by Tarla Dalal

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Upma is one of the most common breakfast items, all over India. It is a quick preparation using common ingredients, and so it can be made without much ado. Plus, you can also make it healthier by adding a lot of boiled veggies like carrots, beans, potatoes, tomatoes and peas along with the semolina when cooking. Serve hot in an inverted cup shape, as suggested.


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Makes 4 servings
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For upma

  1. To make {span class="bold1"}upma{/span}, heat the semolina in a kadhai and dry roast on a mdium flame for 4 to 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a kadhai and add the mustard seeds.
  3. When the seeds crackle, add the urad dal, curry leaves and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  4. Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  5. Add the roasted semolina, 3 cups of hot water and salt and mix well and cover with a lid and cook on a slow flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Add the lemon juice and sugar, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 1 minute, while stirring continuously.
  7. Fill the {span class="bold1"}upma{/span} in a glass bowl and demould on a plate.
  8. Serve the {span class="bold1"}upma{/span} immediately garnished with coriander.

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