Sunday, July 21, 2013

Upma उपमा உப்புமா ഉപ്പുമാവ് उप्पीट

Upma is a South Indian breakfast dish.  I dedicate my this recipe to Mr Abu Zar who was a Purchase Manager at Ahmed Food Industries some 17 years back from now, he knows most of the Indian languages, he translate different languages for me when ever I needed during the development of South Indian recipe like Rasam ,Sambar and Meat Masala. Tamil , Malayalam And Marathi languages are also given in Sanfaz Mersi Food  recipe leaflets developed by me and translated from India via Dubai. My nieghbour's (Chand Mian Sahab's) mother belongs to South India. 

Upma  اپما
  • Semolina (Suji/Rava)   1 cup
  • Water 3 cup
  • Oil 2 tablespoon
  • Onion chopped 1/2
  • Mustard  1/2 teaspoon
  • Kadi patta  4 -6 ( کڑی پتہ )
  • Red Chillies whole   2-3
  • Cumin whole 1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Sugar 2 teaspoon
  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon
  • Ginger diced 1/2 teaspoon
  • Green Chillies  chopped 3-4
  • Potato  chopped 1
  • Tomato  chopped 1
  • Capsicum (optional) chopped 1
  • Peas (optional) 1/4 cup
  • Carrot (optional) diced 1
  • Fresh coriander leaves for garnish
  • Fresh grated coconut for garnish
  • Dry roast suji/rava till golden. Cool and keep aside.
  • Now in a frying pan saute onion in oil till soft.
  • Add mustard to pop, then all the other tadka material and fry for 1-3 minute.
  • Now add 3 cup water add vegetables and cook on low heat till tender.
  • Then add roasted suji/rava in portions with constant stirring to avoid lumps.
  • Upma will be ready in 3-4 minutes.
  • Garnish with grated coconut and fresh coriander leaves.