Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup semolina (rava)
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp urad dal (split black lentils)
  • 6 to 7 curry leaves
  • 1/3 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1 ½ tsp green chillies, finely chopped
  • 4 tsp coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 4 tsp freshly grated coconut
  • 4 tsp nylon sev (optional)
  • salt to taste
Preparation:
  • Boil 2 cups of water in a deep pan and keep aside.
  • Heat the oil in a kadhai and add the mustard seeds.
  • When the seeds crackle, add the urad dal, curry leaves, onions and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame till the onions turn translucent.
  • Add the semolina and sauté on a slow flame for another 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Add the hot water and salt and cover and cook on a slow flame for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring once in a while.
  • Place equal portions of upma on 4 plates, garnish each plate with 1 tsp of coriander and 1 tsp of coconut and 1 tsp of nylon sev.
  • Serve immediately.
Makes 4 servings

 

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