Upma Pidi Kozhukattai

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 cups - Idli rava
  • 5 cups - Water
  • 2-3 tbsp - Yellow moong dal
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 3/4 tsp - Black pepper
  • 2-3 tbsp - Coconut grated, (Optional)
  • 2- Red Chillies
  • 3 tsp - Oil
  • 1/2 tsp - Mustard seeds
  • 2 tbsp - Peanuts (Optional)
  • a few - Curry leaves
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida
  • Salt to taste.

How to Make Upma Pidi Kozhukattai

  • Grind the moong dal, cumin seeds and black pepper in a mixer.
  • Mix with idli rava and keep aside
  • Heat oil In a pan and temper the mustard seeds, asafoetida, peanuts (if adding) and red chillies.
  • Add 5 cups of water to this and then add the salt to it.
  • The ratio of rava and moong dal mixture and water is 1:2.5
  • When the water starts boiling, simmer and add the idli rava and the moong dal mixture.
  • Now add the coconut (if using).
  • Mix well.
  • Cook on a medium flame.
  • Stir well until dry.
  • Let it cool. Then divide it into equal portions.
  • Make round balls or oblong shapes with it.
  • Steam in a greased idli maker for 8- 10 mins.
  • Serve hot with any chutney.
  • Recipe courtesy: Jeyashri's Kitchen