Quick puffed rice 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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  • 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

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