Tuesday, January 11, 2011

PASTA UPMA

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Upma is a common breakfast dish or an evening tiffin in most South Indian homes. You can use rava, vermicelli or even bread for making this tasty upma. For added taste, some add vegetables like beans, carrots, potatoes or cauliflower and garnished with cashew nut, peanut or coconut..

It is fast to cook and taste yummy. Adding lemon juice is optional and it is really healthy and an excellent dish to start your day.

PASTA UPMA

100g pasta boiled until aldente
1 onion chopped
2 green chili sliced
1 tsp mustard seed
1 tsp urad dal
1 tsp bengal gram
1 sprig curry leaves
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
salt to taste
3 T tomato sauce
2 T cooking oil
lemon juice (optional)

METHOD

* Heat the oil, splutter mustard seed, add urad dal, bengal gram, curry leaves, onion and green chili, cook until fragrant.

* Add in 1/4 cup water, salt and tomato sauce and bring to boil.

* Pour in the cooked pasta and stir well. Remove from heat.

* Garnish with coriander leaves and serve immediately.

31 comments:

Silence Sings said...

Never cooked pasta in this way...sounds very tasty.....will try it.....

Priya Sreeram said...

good one !

Indian Cuisine Blogroll said...

That's a nice twist to pasta..looks yummy....

The Foodie said...

South Indian twist to the Italian pasta...good one:)

Rumana Rawat said...

Lovely one:)

Daniela said...

Una pasta favolosa! Complimenti!!
Ciao Daniela.

Rachana said...

A lovely fusion recipe.

aipi said...

Nice fusion recipe..a must try!

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Swathi said...

This is delicious way of using our pasta love it.

savitha ramesh said...

very unique upma ........loving it

Ananda Rajashekar said...

haha i super like that :)

Krishnaveni said...

very nice recipe, new to me, looks great

Reshmi said...

well this version looks interesting.. will try it soon!

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Jisha said...

wow..interesting recipe...looks yummy

Suja Sugathan said...

Delicious twist..looks so yummy and inviting.

Satya said...

Thats a good innovative dish..

Anu said...

Lovely recipe..looks so yummy..

chaitrali pathak said...

looks super delicious and very innovative...and delectable

Jaisy James said...

delicious upma

Gouri Guha said...

This sounds interesting...new and innovative.
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Sarah Naveen said...

Great idea..looks so yummy!!

briarrose said...

Oh my this looks....amazing color!

Tanvi@Sinfully Spicy said...

This is a fusion dish for me.Love the way u've treated pasta like vermicelli.Color is soo nice.

Dimah said...

Looks lovely and so tasty!

Mrs K said...

I have to prepare this for Manasi (a huge pasta fan) let me see what she think of it. I love the idea of indian sauce with pasta :)

Peggy said...

This pasta sounds unique and tasty!

Ayu Safieza said...

different cooked pasta...lookes tasty/....I always enjoy indian taste & spices..in my meals...

Anonymous said...

pasta upma, an creative and innovative Indian Snacks. looks gud.

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twist in pasta... :P
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Sushma Mallya said...

very interesting varitation with pasta...def a good option to try...

Shilpi Bose said...

I quite like this pasta upma, must try it, it is quite simple.

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