Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Ready to eat Upma

BM # 52  Week 4  Day 3


Day 3 , and I have an Instant Upma for you guys. Upma is one of the most simple , quick and delicious breakfast of the south. I have used dried curry leaves and dried coriander leaves . You could check here to dry them instantly in a microwave. I have a post on Drying Mint leaves. The greens retain their color and look , which is so fresh.

I have had a similar upma in my friend's place, but she makes the upma on a stove top, I wanted to give you a version where you could just add boiling water to the jar and wait for a few minutes and enjoy your breakfast.I shall share the stove top version later.

Ready to eat Upma
2 tbsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
2-3 green chillies, very finely chopped
Pinch asafoetida
Few curry leaves, dried
1 cup semolina
Salt to taste
Pinch citric acid
Dried coriander leaves
Few cashews ( optional)

Heat the oil.
Add green chillies, let them fry.
Add mustard seeds and asafoetida.
Add curry leaves, Saute.
Add semolina and roast on slow fire, till it changes to a pale pink.
Add dried coriander leaves, salt and pinch of citric acid.
Let cool and store .
This Upma can be stored upto two weeks on your kitchen shelf and much more  in the refrigerator.










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8 comments:

  1. Wow, that is such a cool idea Vaishali. Perfect for busy weeknight meals.

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  2. Ready to eat upma, great idea.. i loved all your instant recipes in this series .. very useful

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  3. I make instant version upma mix for our travels but never thought that adding boiled water would cook it.

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  4. Loved all your instant recipes Vaishali!! simply superb and so very handy! :)

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  5. This is such an awesome idea! Very useful post.

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  6. That's another instant and great idea Vaishali..

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