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Brown Rice Upma

Brown Rice Upma
Brown Rice Upma
  • Prep time
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  • Serves3 Person(s)
  • CategoryVeg
  • Cuisine TypeBreakfast
  • Good for breakfast , Dinner

About this recipe

Brown rice upma is a tasty, healthy, diet friendly and easy breakfast when the rava is prepared ahead and stored in a container.

Ingredients for Brown Rice Upma

  • 1 Cup Brown rice
  • 2 Tbsp Chana dal / Kadalai parupu
  • 1 1/2 Tsp Pepper corns
  • 1 Big Onion, finely chopped
  • 1 Green chilli, chopped ( Adjust according to taste bud )
  • 2 Springs of Curry leaves
  • 1 Tsp Ginger, finely chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 Tsp Olive oil or cooking oil
  • 1/2 Tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 Tsp Jeera / Cumin seeds
  • 1 Tbsp Channa dal
  • A pinch of Hing powder
  • 3 Cups of Water

How to cook Brown Rice Upma

  1. For Rava: Wash brown rice and chana dal thrice and drain the water completely. Spread the wash rice and dry it on a clean cloth till the moisture goes off.
  2. Once the moisture goes off, grind into rava texture along with pepper corns. Sieve the ground rava and remove the dust from it. Dry roast it, cool and store it in a container.
  3. For Upma: Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. Once it starts spluttering, add jeera followed by hing, channa dal and roast it till the color changes.
  4. Add curry leaves followed by green chilli, ginger and chopped onion. Saute till the color of onion changes and add salt. Let it boil, add the brown rice rava and mix it evenly.
  5. Simmer the flame, close it with a lid and cook till the upma becomes dry. Switch off the flame and keep it aside for 5 minutes. Serve hot chutney and sambhar.
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Ask a question, give feedback or compliment Priya Satheesh

The preparation of Rava using brown rice is quite innovative and yes very healthy