Mar 6, 2013

Avarekai Upit /Upma

Avarekai Upit is all time favorite breakfast item during the winter months.Upma as everyone knows it is called as Upit in Kannada is a healthy popular filing breakfast recipe.Made from Avarekayi or lima beans , it is flavorful and delicious.Upma or  Uppittu is must in every homes.

Avarekai Upit /Upma,lima beans,surti papdi,Khara bhath,Upma
Avarekai Upit /Upma
Rava or sooji- 1cup
Water - 2 cups
Onion- 1big finely chopped
Green chillies-6-7
Curry leaves-few
Ginger-1/2inch(crushed) (opt)
Avarekaalu -1cup
Mustard seeds-1/2tsp
Hing- a pinch
Cumin seeds-1/2tsp
Channa dal-1tsp
Urad dal-1tsp
Fresh coriander for garnish
Lemon juice-1tbsp
Salt to taste
Freshly grated coconut-1/2 cup

Fry the rava until slightly brown and aromatic and keep it aside.Boil water.Steam avarekaalu till soft(add little salt)Heat oil in a pan add musturd,cumin seeds when they begin to splutter
add channa and urad dal fry about 2 minutes until light brown.Next add onion,hing
curry leaves, green chillies and fry.Add fried rava salt and mix well next add boiled avarekaalu,2 cups of  boiling water.Stir until all the water is gone,Add lemon juice.Reduce the flame and close the lid for 8 to 10 minutes.Garnish with coriander and coconut and serve hot.

You can also add Dhania-Jeera Powder/Kalamiri Powder for additional spicy flavor.

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