Brown Rice Upma

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Upma is one of the traditional South Indian breakfasts. Upma can be made in several different ways. Here is recipes for upma made with whole grain brown rice.

Servings:3-4

Method:

Soak brown rice for half hour. Bake it at  375 degree Fahrenheit or 180 Centigrade  for 15 min. Blend it in a blender into coarse granules. Keep this a side.

In a sauce pan dry roast mustard seed, urad dal and cumin seeds for one minute. Add chillies, ginger, onion and curry leaves – saute them for a minute. Add tomatoes followed by 6 cups of water. Cover with a lid. Let the water boil. Add salt and stir. Add cracked rice and cover with a lid. Cook till the rice is soft ( for 5 minutes).

Queeze juice of ½ lemon. Add 2 Tbsp of cilantro for garnishing.

Transfer to the serving dish.

Hint: Cracked Brown Rice can be prepared ahead and stored in a container in dry place for several weeks.

 

Ingredients

1 cup Brown rice (200 grams)
3 Chillies, finely chopped
1 inch Ginger, finely chopped
1 medium Onion, cut into thin long pieces
10-15 Curry leaves
1/4 teaspoon Mustard seeds
1/4 teaspoon Urad dal (white lentils)
1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
2 Tomatoes, cut into 1 cm pieces
Salt for taste (1/2 teaspoon)
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