Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Bombay Rava Upma (Semolina)

2 cups Bombay rava (Semolina)
4 cups water
1 dry red chille broken to halves
3-4 fresh green chillies chopped
1 large onion chopped
10-12 curry leaves
3-tblspns of oil
½ tsp turmeric
1 tblspn of split gram (chana dal)
1 tblspn of split black gram (urad dal)
1 tspn of cumin seeds
1 tspn of mustard seeds (optional)
½ cup of peanuts/cashew nuts
Salt to taste

Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin, mustard seeds, urad dal, chana dal. When mustard seeds start to splutter add nuts, red chillies, green chilles, onions, when onions turn golden add water close lid and cook until the water starts to boil
Remove lid and slowly add Rava while mixing it with a spatula.
Allow to cook for 10-12 min. or until all the rava has cooked and all the water has evaporated on low flame while mixing occasionally.
Serve hot

Servings : 4

Variations and tips:
Serve hot with chutney or pickle of choice.

1 comment:

  1. Hi Raje! Glad to see you back with more delicious recipes! This upma looks like a really yummy snack! Great job!


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