Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Puffed Millets Upma

I've vanished from the blogging scene for quite some time now as I was awfully busy with family visiting,my unexpected trip to India,health.Now I'm back home and with a recipe we've come to love....Puffed millets upma.

    I saw this packet of puffed millets on one of the grocery shopping trips and got it.After a few days I was wondering what I could make with it and my 3 yr old takes one look at it and asked me if i was making poha upma (dunno why he thought of that) and so this recipe.


4 cups puffed millets
1/2 onion, chopped
1 green chilly, chopped
2 tbsps chopped cilantro
1/4 cup peas
1/2 carrot, chopped
2 tsps corriander pwd
1 tsp jeera pwd
1/2 tsp amchur pwd
A pinch of turmeric
Salt to taste
1/4 tsp red chilly pwd
3 tbsps roasted peanut and dried red chillies, coarsely ground
1 tsp jeera
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 dried red chilly, broken
5 curry leaves, torn
1 & 1/2 tsp urad dal
1 & 1/2 tsp chanadal
Method :
  • Soak puffed millets in  water for 2 mins, squeeze all the water out and keep the millets aside.
  • Heat kadai, add 2 tsps oil and when hot, add the chanadal, urad dal, jeera, mustard seeds,redchilly, curry leaves and fry.
  • Add the chopped onion and fry till it turns translucent. Add the peas and carrot, jeera pwd, corriander pwd, amchur, turmeric,redchilly pwd, salt and cook till the veggies are cooked.
  • Now add the puffed millets and mix well. Cook for 3 mins. Add the coarsley ground roasted peanuts and dried redchillies pwd and mix well. cook for about 3-4 mins. Add cilantro switch off stove and serve hot.
  • Enjoy!!!


divya said...

Healthy and tasty upma..looks colorful.

Saraswathi Ganeshan said...

Thanks for this healthy & nutritious pack upma!!!

Hari Chandana P said...

Healthy and delicious upma.. looks perfecttttt !!
Indian Cuisine

Bhagi said...

Thank you



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