Thursday, August 12, 2010

Wheat Flakes Upma (Samba Broken Wheat)

Upma is south Indian breakfast dish. This is a healthy recipe and has very higher nutritional value than the normal Rava upma.


Wheat flakes(sooji gothambu nurukku) - 1cup
Turmeric powder - 1/4tsp
Green chilies - 3nos
Grated coconut, any nuts (optional) - 4tsp
Water - 2cups
Salt - As rqd
Ghee - 2tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/4tsp
Dry red chilies - 3nos
Curry leaves - A few
Shallots(cheriya ulli) - 5nos

How to prepare

=►Soak Whet flakes (sooji gothambu nurukku) for 5-10min.
=►Heat 2tsp of ghee (oil) in a pan, add mustard and allow it to splutter.
=►Add dry red chilly, curry leaves, green chilies in to it.
=►Then add drained wheat flakes and sauté for 3-5mins.
=►Add two and half cups of water, turmeric powder and salt into it.
=►Close it with a lid and allow it to cook for 10-15min on medium flame& stir it occasionally.
=►Once the water is completely evaporated from the wheat, we can switch off the flame.
=►Add coconut and nuts for garnishing (optional)

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