Tomato Upma

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - suji/ semolina/rawa/farina
  • 3 to 4 tbsp - ghee/oil
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1 to 2 tbsp each - urad dal or moong dal
  • 1/4 tsp - jeera/cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp - chilli powder or
  • 1 - chopped green chilli
  • 1 tsp - pepper powder
  • 1 sprig - curry leaves
  • 1/4 tsp - haldi/turmeric powder (optional slit peanuts or cashewnuts)
  • 1 tsp - garlic-ginger paste
  • 1 cup - chopped tomatoes
  • Salt and sugar - to taste
  • 2 cups - water (double of semolina)
  • 1 to 2 tbsp - desiccated or grated coconut
  • 1/4 cup - chopped coriander

How to Make Tomato Upma

  • Roast the semolina in the ghee/oil till light brown and set aside.
  • Heat oil, add urad dal or moong dal. Fry till light brown. Add mustard, jeera/cumin, chilli powder or chopped green chillies, some pepper powder, curry leaves, haldi powder (and optionally slit peanuts or cashewnuts) and garlic-ginger paste.
  • Fry well then add the tomatoes, salt and sugar (and boiled/frozen peas/ mixed vegs).
  • Cook till tomatoes are done and then fold in the roasted semolina.
  • Add water, let it boil then cover and simmer for 5-7 mins or till the semolina completely absorbs the water.
  • Open, fold in some chopped coriander and grated coconut.

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