Feb 5, 2015

Navil Kosu Uppittu / Knol Kol Upma

Navil Kosu Uppittu or Knol Kol Upma or Upit is the simple upma blended with the green Knol Kol.It is tasty spicy and filling breakfast. A nice,hot and healthy breakfast for chilly winter mornings.Navil Kosu or Naval kol is known as Kohlrabi in English.

             Navil Kosu Uppittu 


  • Rava or sooji- 1cup
  • Water - 2 cups
  • Navil Kosu-1 cup (finely shredded)
  • Onion- 1big finely 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
  • Lemon juice-1tbsp
  • 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 onion,navil kosu,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,Add the lemon juice. 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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1 comment:

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