17 Dec

     Any non upma lovers here then try this mint flavoured upma…..its spicy and tastes delicious,I am sure you will love this…..
   This recipe is adopted from  a popular cookery show which was telecasted few days back in television  ….
  Recipe credit to Vijay Lakshmi Reddy ….


•1 cup semolina/bombay rawa
•11/2 cup water
•2 tblsp oil
•1/4tsp mustard seeds
•1/4tsp asofetida/hing
•1 tsp channadal
•1tsp urddal
•2 cloves/lavang
•A few curryleaves
•2 tblsp groundnut/peanuts
•1 dry broken redchilly
•1 large onion chopped
•1 medium tomato chopped
•2 tblsp fresh grated coconut
•Salt according to taste

For Grinding Mint chutney
(Grind using little water to paste)
•4 greenchilles(according to spice level)
•1/4 cup fresh mint/ pudina leaves
•2 tblsp coriander leaves
•A small piece jaggery


▪keep water for boiling in a container,when boiled switch off flame and add pudina paste to it and close lid and set aside.
▪Now in a kadai add 1tsp oil and roast rawa till light or till a light aroma comes out of it , remove this to a plate and keep aside.
▪Now in the same kadai add remaining oil, musturd and wait till it pops.
▪now add groundnuts,channadal, urddal,cloves, curryleaves,redchillies and hing fry till slit colour variation.
▪now add onions fry till translucent
▪add in tomatoes, salt fry for 2minutes
▪add boiled water(with mint paste)
▪boil for 2-3 minutes
▪now lower the flame and add already roasted rawa
▪check salt and add if required, mix well
▪Close lid and cook 5-8 minutes or till rawa is fully cooked
▪add grated coconut give a good mix and serve it hot….

* this is little spicy in taste,if you want you can use lesser amount of greenchilles
*Fresh greenpeas,finely chopped carrots,beans also can be added to make more healthy(add this at the time of adding onions)
*serve with lime wedges..add only if necessary



Mint upma

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Posted by on December 17, 2015 in BREAKFAST RECIPES


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