If there was ever a time to boil up some grits it is now.
– Tayari Jones, Silver Sparrow
The Indian breakfast grits – Spicy Vegetable Upma.
Serve with Coconut Chutney* or pickle. Goes great with Filter Coffee* and the morning paper!
🥣 Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a pan on medium heat
1 tsp Jeera ( Cumin seeds)
1 tsp mustard
1 tsp Channa dal
2 Red Chillies
and toss till dal is light brown
1/2 cup finely chopped Onions
6 to 8 curry leaves
1 inch finely chopped Ginger
2 to 3 chopped Green Chillies
Saute till onions are golden
1/2 cup chopped vegetables
1/ tsp asafoetida
2 cups water
1.5 tsp Salt
Let water come to boil
Cook till vegetables are al dente
🥣Add 1 cup Ravai /Semolina /Sooji
Stir in with no lumps
Close and let it rest for 10 mins.
Stir well. Add a generous dollop of ghee before serving for additional flavor!
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