Jan 12, 2014

Seemebadnekai Upit / Chow Chow Upma

Seemebadnekai Upma or Upit is the simple upma blended with the green Chow Chow/Chayote Squash (in English).It is tasty , spicy and filling breakfast.A nice,hot breakfast for chilly winter mornings.

Seemebadnekayi Palya,Chow Chow Upma,Uppittu,Chayote Squash
Seemebadnekai Upit

Ingredients:
Rava or sooji- 1cup
Water - 2 cups
Chow Chow/Seemebadnekai -1 cup chopped
Green chillies-6-7
Curry leaves-few
Oil-1-2 tbsp
Mustard-1/2tsp
Jeera-1/2tsp
Channa dal-1tsp
Urad dal-1tsp
Hing- a pinch
Turmeric-a pinch
Fresh coriander-few
Salt to taste
Freshly grated coconut-1/2 cup

Method:  Fry the rava well until slightly brown and aromatic and keep it aside.Boil water.Heat oil in a pan add musturd,jeera when they begin to splutter
add channa and urad dal fry about 2 minutes until light brown.Next add chopped vegetable,hing, curry leaves, green chillies and fry well.Once done add fried rava ,salt and mix well next add the boiling water slowly.Stir until all the water is gone.Close the lid and simmer for 8 to 10 minutes.Garnish with coriander leaves and coconut and serve hot.

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

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Do check other varieties of "Upma" you can make for breakfast.Enjoy!

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