Thursday, May 1, 2014


Sooji                                           2 cup
Onion                                          1
Green chilies                                4
1" Ginger                                     1
Curry leaves                                1 sprig
Cashew nuts                                8-10
Water                                         41/4 cups
Salt                                             as required
Oil                                              2 tsp
Mustard seeds                            1 tsp
Cumin seeds                               1 tsp
Chana dal                                   1 tsp
Urad dal                                     1 tsp

1)Roast the sooji until it changes color and you feel the aroma of the sooji.

2)Now add some oil in the pan, and when hot add mustard seeds once they splutter then add the cumin seeds, chana dal and urad dal.
Add the cashewnuts now and saute for 1 minute until it turns golden brown .
3)Add the onion pieces,ginger, green chilies and curry leaves.Let the onions turn transparent.

4)Now add the water and salt. And cover the lid so that the flavor doesn't come out.Let the water boil.

5)Now add the roasted sooji to it little by little avoiding lumps.
Cover the lid and simmer. Upma will be ready in 5-6 minutes. Stir in between.

 **Change the water quantity according to the texture you want to have for upma.