Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Aval Upma / Flattened Rice Upma

Ingredients :

Aval - 1cup
Onion - 1(finely chopped)
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Cumin seeds - 3/4 tbsp
Hing - pinch
Red chillies -1
Curry leaves - few
Coriiander leaves - few
Green chilli -1 (finely chopped)
Ginger - 1/2 tbsp (finely chopped)
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tbsp
Oil -1 tbsp


Wash and soak the aval with very little water for 10mins.

Heat oil in a pan,add mustard seeds.when it splutters add jeera, hing and curry leaves.

Then add finely chopped onions, ginger, green chillies, turmeric powder and salt. 

Fry till the onions turns transparent and then add soaked aval & stir it gently.

Cook it for few mins and remove from flame.

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.


You can add grated coconut,roasted peanuts & cashew nuts,boiled vegetables(carrot,potato,beans) for more taste.