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Corn polenta upma

Corn polenta upma is a popular Indian Main
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Serves 2


1 cup - Corn polenta (coarsely ground Cornmeal)

1 - Onion

2 - Tomato

2 Cloves - Garlic

3 - Green chillies

1 tsp - Ginger

Asafetida - a pinch

2 tbsp - oil

1/2 tsp - Mustard Seeds

1 tsp - Urad Dal

1 tbsp - Coriander leaves

Curry leaves -few sprigs

1 tsp - Lime juice


  1. Dry roast corn polenta and keep aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, add mustards seeds, urad dal, sliced onion, garlic, ginger and saute with a pinch of salt for 2 minutes.
  3. Now add tomatoes and green chillies add asafoetida, and add 3 cups of water, required salt and bring it to a boil.
  4. Now add roasted corn polenta, mix well, and cook covered until it's done.
  5. Finally add lime juice, coriander leaves, curry leaves and mix well.
  6. Serve.
  7. Recipe courtesy: Pachanti
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