Thursday, 8 June 2017


This is a traditional kind of food that fills the stomach and very delicious and nutritious meal.

This kind of rice is packed with iron and other nutrients.

We are going to make this upma for today's breakfast!😃😊😍😄


Red maappillai chamba poha flattened rice/ aval 250 gms

Shallots 12 nos
Green chilies 4
Curry leaves 10 nos
Ginger and garlic gratings one spoon
Bush beans 10 nos
Medium size carrots 2 nos
Lemon juice one spoon
Sesame oil one tablespoon
Salt to taste
Mustard seeds one spoon
Turmeric half spoon
Water as required


Bring to boil 4 cups of water.
Pour few drops of sesame oil and one spoon of salt.
Wait for a while until the salt dissolves.
Add aval/ poha/flattened rice.
Set aside until the aval/poha gets soft texture.
Peel off the carrots. Remove the fibre along the sides of the bush beans.
Chop them. Grate the carrots.
Chop the shallots and gree chillies.
Grate the ginger and garlic
Squeeze the poha through a siever.
Let all the water drain away from poha/aval.
Heat the wok with oil.
Add mustard seeds to splutter.
Add shallots, green chilies, curry leaves and ginger garlic gratings. Saute gor few seconds until the shallots turn translucent.
Add carrots and beans, half a spoon of salt and turmeric.
Add little water and cook for two minutes over low flame and absorbs entire water.
Now transfer the drained aval and incorporate everything by mixing well.
Garnish with coriander leaves (optional).

The delicious aval veg upma is ready to serve.
Serve hot!

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