Fish Upma

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1/2 lb - any white fleshed fish (skinned and cut into 2-inch cubes)
  • 2.5 cups - roughly chopped vegetables of your choice (carrot, French beans, flat beans)
  • 1 - medium onion, chopped finely
  • 1/4 cup - chickpeas, soaked overnight
  • 1 cup - grated coconut
  • 1-inch - piece of ginger
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala powder
  • 1 tbsp - mustard seeds
  • 10 to 12 - curry leaves
  • 2 - dry red chillies
  • Salt, to taste
  • Oil, as required

How to Make Fish Upma

  • Add the chickpeas, grated coconut and ginger in a blender or processor and coarsely grind them.
  • In a wide-bottomed pan, heat 2 tbsp of oil, and add the mustard seeds. Once it starts to splutter, add the red chillies and curry leaves.
  • Add the onion and fry till translucent.
  • Add the chickpea-coconut-ginger paste along with turmeric powder, pepper powder and garam masala powder, and saute till the raw smell of the spices disappears.
  • Add the chopped vegetables and salt, mix well with the spices and cook covered for about 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Add the fish pieces and cook, covered, for another 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Break the fish pieces lightly; it should not be too scrambled.
  • Serve with chapattis/paratha.
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