Tuesday, January 11, 2011
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.
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)
* 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.