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Upma Adai

Upma Adai
Upma Adai
  • Prep time
  • Cooking time
  • Serves4 Person(s)
  • CategoryVeg
  • Cuisine TypeIndian
  • Good for breakfast , Dinner
About this Recipe

A small variation made to usual rice upma makes it more attractive, novel and tasty. Any side dish like chutney, sauce, sambhar or pickle goes very well with this. It is an ideal lunch box recipe too ....

Ingredients & Quantity
  • Raw rice 2 cups and Thur dal 2 tb spoons
  • Pepper corns 1 tea spoon Cumin seeds 1 tea spoon
  • Coconut oil 2tb spoons
  • Red chillies 3 Green chillies 2
  • Hing powder 1/2 tea spoon
  • Grated coconut 2 tb spoons (Optional)
  • Curry Leaves
  • Salt to taste
How to cook?
  1. Dry powder rice, pepper, cumin, thur dal and a red chilli to coarse like rawa and keep aside.
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  3. Heat a pan with oil. Saute it with mustard seeds, urad dal and chana dal.
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  5. Once they splutter and become brown add the chillies, hing powder and curry leaves. Pour 4 1/2 cups of water to it and required salt.
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  7. When the water starts boiling add the grated coconut and the rice powder.  Stir well and close the pan with the lid . Keep the flame to minimum. Allow it to boil for 10 to 13 minutes.
  8. Open the lid and stir well. Switch off the stove. Let the stuff cool down. Grease a plastic sheet or any zip lock cover.
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  10. Take a lemon size balls from the upma and make small thick rounds .
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  12. Heat a tawa and cook both sides of the rounds with less oil and serve with chutney.
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