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Quick puffed rice upma Recipe

Quick puffed rice upma is a popular Indian Breakfast
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On :
Monday, 17 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Breakfast Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 2 cups - Puffed Rice
  • 1 - Small Onion
  • 1 - Medium Tomato
  • 2 or 3 - Green chillies
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - Lemon juice (optional)
  • Salt as required
  • For seasoning:
  • 1/2 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Bengal Gram (channa dal)
  • 1/2 tsp - Black gram (urad dal)
  • Some Curry leaves
  • 1 tsp - Oil
  • How to Make Quick puffed rice upma:

    1. Wash puffed rice very well and soak in water for 5 minutes.
    2. Meanwhile, cut onion, tomato, green chillies into fine pieces.
    3. In a pan, heat the oil and add the mustard seeds.
    4. When they splutter, add the cumin seeds along with the Bengal and black grams and fry till the dals turn golden brown in colour.
    5. Add the curry leaves and fry well.
    6. Then add the chopped onion, tomato and green chillies and fry very well until they appear cooked and soft.
    7. Keep the flame on medium setting.
    8. Later, squeeze the water out of the soaked murmura and add it to the pan along with turmeric, lemon juice and salt.
    9. Mix well. Add some water if needed.
    10. Cover and leave it for some time.
    11. Remove the lid and stir the upma well and check if the puffed rice is cooked.
    12. Switch off the flame once it is cooked and all the water is absorbed.
    13. Keep aside for 5 minutes.
    14. Serve hot with any chutney you like.
    15. Recipe courtesy: Uma Priya


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