Healthy, filling, absolutely delicious – Mixed Vegetable Upma ticks all the above boxes. It can be had at all mealtimes – breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
To make mixed vegetable upma, add ginger, green chilli, asafoetida, urad dal, curry leaves and mustard seeds to heated oil; when they begin to splutter, the mixed veggies and garlic are to be added. Fry the vegetables until they are soft by adding turmeric powder and salt, and after that remove the mixture from the heat and keep it aside.
Next, fry semolina on a low flame in heated oil until it all assumes a golden-brown colour (Do not let it burn by increasing the flame). At the same time, boil water in another vessel. When the semolina turns brown, add the veggies, while pouring water gradually and stirring continuously. Add salt if needed for taste, and cook and simmer for about 5 minutes, while still stirring.
Garnish with dhania leaves and squeeze a bit of lime juice. Voila! Your upma is ready.