Rava Upma Recipe (South Indian)
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: South Indian
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Serves: 2
Rava Upma Recipe - A traditional South Indian breakfast dish made from roasted semolina.
  • Rava/Sooji (samolina): 1/2 cup
  • Urad dal (white lentil) : 1 tsp
  • Oil : 1 tsp
  • Onion : 1 medium
  • Curry leaves (kadi patta) : 6 leaves
  • Hing (asafoetida) : 1/8 tsp
  • Mustard seeds (rai) : 1/2 tsp
  • Green chilies : 2 chilies, slit lengthwise
  • Ginger : 1 tsp, finely chopped
  • Water : 2 cups
  1. Take samolina/rava in a flat bottom pan or tawa and roast on medium flame for 1 minute. Once roasted keep aside.
  2. Chop the onion and green chili and finely chop ginger.
  3. Heat a deep bottom pan or kadhai and add oil it it.
  4. Once the oil is hot add urad dal and cook for 10-20 sec.
  5. Then add mustard seeds (rai) and hing (asafoetida) & cook till mustard seeds flutters.
  6. Add green chili, curry leaves and ginger ,saute for about 30-40 sec.
  7. Throw in the chopped onion and cook for about 2-3 min or till onion becomes translucent.
  8. Once the onion are cooked add water and salt to taste.
  9. Let the water comes to boil once then add roasted rava/samolina and cook for about 5 min or till water evaporates.
  10. Rava upma is ready to serve with the cup of tea or glass of juice.
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