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27 Nov 2007

Rava Uppumavu / Upma



Ingredients and method
rava / semolina 1 cup
water 2 cups
onion 1
ginger 1/2 inch piece
green chilly 1
red chilly dried 1
curry leaves few chopped
black gram dal or uzhunnu parippu 1 tea spoon
mustard seeds 1 teaspoon
coconut oil 1 table spoon
ghee 2 tea spoons
salt



Dry roast rawa, for few seconds. Boil water and keep aside.

Heat oil, add ghee into it. Add uzhunnu parippu. when it turns red,add mustard seeds and let it splutter. Cut dried red chilly into pieces and add and sute.Add chopped onion and saute for a while. Then saute chopped ginger, green chilly and curry leaves. When the aroma comes out, add previously boiled water. Put enough salt, let it boil again. Then add rawa into this. Keep stirring on low heat. When the water is completely absorbed, remove from fire and keep the lid closed.
Good with fish curries or sugar.

28 comments:

  1. This is truly a simple dish...i too make it when i dont have batter for idlis or dosas. nice blog

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  2. I love rava upma very very much!!urs look very white in colour ...for me it come a littlle dull coloured:(

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  3. Seena!! love that simple and nice dish. I prefer rawa upma then the normal one and yours looks so delicious!!

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  4. Such an easy breakfast! I love the aroma of onions and chillies when upma is being cooked! :) Nice recipe!

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  5. I have tagged you for Kitchen disaster...Hope you will do it for me:)

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  6. oh, this is my all time fav breakfast recipe!!! I make it atleast 1-2 times every week. Yours looks delicious!!!

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  7. I don't use semolina often Seena but this rava uppumava looks very tempting. I might give it a try sometimes it sounds delicious. :)

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  8. Love upma, at home we used to eat it with sugar ;-)

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  9. An all time fav. breakfast!! very filling too! I make upma especially when we paln an outing and we know there will be a delay in lunch time, so hunger pangs do not bother us!!!

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  10. simple and yet breakfast....i do the same style uppma....

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  11. I enjoy Upma rightly made with peanut, coconutor ginger chutney.

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  12. I make this often for BF but mine always has a light brown color. How is yours so white?

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  13. Thanks friends for your nice comments!
    Rajeswari and TBC,
    I use MASCULEX Malayasian Tin rava. I think that is the reason for the good color. Back at home, I have seen my mom never roast rava, and still it tastes great, and gets a nice color.

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  14. And very often, simple is all one needs to survive on.

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  15. looks gr8!!.....thanx 4 sharing....

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  16. I have my upma with fried egg omlette, its delicious :-)

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  17. Thanks Deepa..:)
    Keep visiting here..

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  18. The recipe is simply good.Uppuma came out very well..Soft and really delicious !! good work :)

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  19. Thanks Saleena..
    Enjoy cooking simple food! :)

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  20. Thanks very much for this recipe. I'll have to try it out!

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  21. hey your uppma looks yummy n i love rava uppma...To this you can even add coconut at the end...it tastes different.... :-)

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  22. Hey your uppma looks yummy n i luv rawa uppma.To this you can even add coconut at the end.it tastes different... :-)

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  23. Yeah,R, some here adds coconut, but I don't like that.. :)

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  24. I just saw it. It really looks good. I'm gonna try this soon. Thanks Seena.

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  25. I tried out this and the uppma turned out tasty. I used to make with same ingredients but never felt it so tasty :)
    Thanks seena,
    Nimitha

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  26. Definitely soft and tasty upma. Thank you Seena for this delicious recipe. Upma lovers, a definite try.

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