Aug 26, 2014

Tamarind Upma

Tamarind Upma or Tamarind Upit is simple and easy to prepare.A perfect, filling,healthy breakfast recipe. This is made with Rice Rava (traditionally known as Akkitari uppittu in Karnataka) blended with tamarind and spices.Enjoy this hot during the monsoons.

Tamarind Poha
Tamarind Upma

  • Rice rava- 1cup (akki tari)
  • Water - 1- 2 cups (adj)
  • 2-3 tbsp. tamarind juice
  • 1-2 tsp grated jaggery
  • 2 tsp Rasam Pwd
  • 1/2 Dhania jeera pwd
  • Salt for taste
  • Coconut-1-2 tbsp
  • Seasoning
  • Oil-2 tbsp
  • Mustard -1/2 tsp
  • Hing- pinch
  • Jeera-1/2 tsp
  • Channa dal-1tsp
  • Urad dal-1tsp
  • Curry leaves-few
  • Red chilies-1-2

Method: Fry the rava for 10mins and keep it aside.In a  pan,add tamarind juice, jaggery, rasam powder, masala pwd, salt, turmeric and little water. Boil for 5-10 minutes.Keep it aside.Heat oil in a pan add mustard,jeera when they begin to splutter ,add channa dal and urad dal ,red chilies fry until light brown.Next add ,hing,curry leaves, and fry.Add fried rava ,salt and mix well next add the gojju and hot water. Mix well.Cook till the water is gone.Simmer and close the lid for 2-3 min.Garnish with  coconut and serve hot.

(add more water in case the rava is not cooked well )

Do check for other easy breakfast recipes Sevai Upma, Tomato Avalakki, Gojju Avalakki.

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