Wednesday, 28 October 2009

Semiya and Rava Upma

Semiya(Vermicelli) and Rava(Semolina) Upma is a very popular South Indian breakfast dish.Usually Semiya and Rava on its own is enough to make upma.To make things interesting , we decided to combine Semiya and Rava upma.

  • Semiya/vermicelli-1 cup
  • Rava/semolina-1/2 cup
  • Onion-1 chopped fine
  • Ginger- 1 piece chopped fine
  • Green chilli-2 chopped fine
  • Chana dal-1 tbsp
  • Mustard seed-1 tbsp
  • Cashew-4
  • Curry leaves-few
  • Cilantro-few
  • Salt to taste
The preparation method:
  • Dry roast semiya and rava together till they turn slightly brown.Spread it on a wide plate and allow it to cool.
  • Heat some oil in a wide pan and splutter mustard seeds.Fry chana dal,cashew nuts,curry leaves,chilli and ginger for a while.
  • Add chopped onions and sauté them till they turn slighty brown.
  • Add some water and salt.Allow it to come to a boil.
  • Add the roasted semiya and rava to this and keep stirring till the rava and semiya are well cooked.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  •  Semiya and Rava Upma is ready to served on your breakfast table.


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