Jowar Upma

INGREDIENTS

  • Jowar (white millet) flour-1 cup
  • Oil-2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)- 1 tsp
  • Urad dal (split black lentils)- 1 tsp
  • Asafoetida (hing)- 1/4 tsp
  • 5 to 6 curry leaves (kadi patta)
  • Finely chopped onions-1/2 cup
  • Semolina (rava)- 1/2 cup
  • Boiled green peas-1/2 cup
  • Green chilli paste-2 tsp
  • Finely chopped coriander (dhania)
  • Salt to taste
  • Lemon juice-1 1/2 tbsp

 

Method

  • Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the mustard seeds and urad dal.
  • When the mustard seeds crackle, add the asafoetida and curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  • Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  • Add the semolina and sauté on a medium flame for another 2 minutes.
  • Add the jowar flour and sauté on a medium flame for 2 more minutes.
  • Add the green peas, green chilli paste, coriander and salt and mix well.
  • Add 3 cups of hot water mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  • Add the lemon juice and mix well.
  • Serve immediately

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