Monday, May 26, 2008


Upma (Simple )
Upma is a Indian dish made of Indian semolina found in Indian stores.It is simple to make. There are many types of Upma, like tomato upma, ginger special upma. Below Upma is a simple one for starters. If this is done better then u can learn other types(I think :-)... ).
Preparation time ([days] hrs:min): 00:05
Cooking time ([days] hrs:min): 00:20
No. of servings: 1
List of ingredients:
1 cup indian semolina
2 cups water
1/2 cup onion
3 green chillies
3 dry red chillies
3 tablespoons oil
2 tsp cumin seeds
7 leaves curry leaves
salt according to taste( one tsp)
Cooking procedure:
heat oil in a vessel, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and let it splutter.
add the red dry chillies and cut curry leaves.
add chopped onions and chopped green chillies and stir till onions are tender.
add salt and water( 2 cups) and bring it to boil.
Then slowly adding semoline with one hand, stir constantly with other hand and close the lid immediately and simmer the heat.
Leave it for 4-5 minutes and check whether semolina is cooked and tender.
that's it garnish with cilantro.
Additional Info:
serve hot with some Indian pickles

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