Vegetable upma is very nutritious, less oily & can be eaten by one & all as it is very easily digestible.
Upma is made out of rava (or you can call it Suji) & the english word for rava is Semolina.
It is a very simple recipe & the preparation takes around 15 mins ( if everything is ready).
rava——————1 cup ( already fried in a pan without oil till it has turned golden brown)
Peas—————- 250 gms
Spinach(palak)–10 to 15 leaves nicely washed & cut
Green chillies—-2 ( that is up to you as to how spicy you want it)
curry leaves——-5-6 leaves,nicely washed
Mustard seeds—–1 t spoon
White urad dal—-1 t sp
( split white lentils)
Ghee——————-2 tb sp
A little oil for tempering.
First ,cut the beans, carrot & spinach into small medium pieces.
Then boil them along with peas with a little turmeric powder & salt( as per taste)& keep it aside.
Put oil in a pan ,& when it is medium hot add the mustard seeds, urad dal, curry leaves & green chillies.
When the mustard seeds begin to splutter, add the cut onions & potatoes .
Fry them till golden brown & then add the tomatoes.
Keep it for 5 mins & then add 2 1/4 cups of water.
When the water begins to boil, lower the flame ,add the ghee & a littele turmeric powder & salt
(salt for the semolina…You have added a little salt for the vegetables ,too.,before…..So remembering that add accordingly).
Then add the semolina ,slowly by continuously stirring taking care that there are no lumps formed.
Close the lid & just leave it for 2 mins.
Then you can do the garnishing with coriander leaves & grated cocunut( if you prefer.)
Just prepare & relish this simple , delicious recipe.