Upma is a traditional south-Indian dish that has now gained popularity in many Indian homes across the north and south. It is normally served for breakfast and even as an evening snack. Upma is a healthy dish suitable for people of all age-groups.
It is accompanied with a hot cup of tea, pickle, tomato chutney or even with sugar! Upma is prepared in a variety of methods in various south-Indian homes. It has often experimented with new twists. It can be made with vegetables or along with dry fruits.
In some places, Masala upma is also made which is a new edition of the upma. Upma with dry fruits is a better option for breakfast as dry fruits and nuts are high in calories. Adding a nuts-filled twist to the everyday upma makes it a great option to kick-start the day!
|Calories||fat||vitamins||Iron||Sodium||Dietary fibre||Calcium||Proteins||Total Carbs|
|335||17.4||Vitamin A (976), Vitamin C (14.1)||1.6||515 mg||2.2||64.4||8.4g||35.9g|
Preparation timings : 10 minutes
Serves: Makes for 2-3 servings
1 cup of dry fruits - almonds, peanuts, cashew nuts, raisins.
Heat the ghee or oil in a non stick pan.
Note :- It is important that you use twice the amount of water for one measure of rava. If you are going for a dry and soft upma, use a little less than usual water. If you want a sticky upma, use a little more water than usual.
Serve grated fresh coconut sprinkled all over hot upma. Or you can serve it with some mango pickle or lemon pickle. It goes well with chutneys like tomato chutney, coconut chutney or even with ketchup it brings zingy flavor to the upma.
Also it tastes best when it is served hot along with accompaniments such as Mint Raita (yoghurt with spices & mint) and Kachumbar.
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