The Indian breakfast-Spicy Vegetable Upma

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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
Let crackle
1 tsp  Jeera ( Cumin seeds)
1 tsp  mustard
1 tsp Channa dal
2 Red Chillies
and toss till dal is light brown
🥣 Add
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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