RAVA UPPUMA (SEMOLINA/ SOOJI)






Another breakfast recipe today....A well known easy south indian 'tiffin' dish. the main ingredient is semolina. Also known as rava or sooji. Semolina is the coarse, purified wheat middlings of durum wheat mainly used in making pasta and couscous.............says wiki!!

you can serve it with sambar or coconut chutney......but simply perfect if you can serve it plain as well...... Some eat it with sugar.............some eat it with pickle too!





INGREDIENTS:
Oil
Onions, sliced - 2
Channa dal - 1 tsp (optional)
Curry leaves - 1 stem
Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
Green chilies, slit - 3
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Semolina  - 2 cups
Water - 3 cups
Ghee - 2 tbsps (optional)
salt

PROCESS:

  • In a wok, heat some oil and add mustard seeds. when it starts spluttering, add the onions, curry leaves ,green chilies,channa dal  and urad dal
  • When the onions become slightly browned add the water and salt.
  • Bring to boil. taste and check for salt. Must be slightly salty( it will taste fine after we add the semolina)
  • Add the semolina and stir continuously till there are no lumps 
  • when it all comes together add the ghee and mix.

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