Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Cracked broken wheat Upma

Cracked whole wheat : 1/2 cup
chopped vegetables-1/2 cup(beans,potato,carrot,frozen peas etc)
mustard seeds- 1/4 tsp
cumin – 1/4 tsp
channa dhal-1/2 tsp
green chilli-3,4
ginger-1 tsp(grated)
garlic-1 tsp(grated)
onion-1 nos.
curry leaves-few
oil -3 tspn
salt to taste

  1. Roast the cracked wheat in a pan till you get the toast aroma.
  2. Heat oil in a pan.
  3. Add cumin seed, mustard seed and let it splutter. Add the green chilli
  4. Add onion, grated ginger, garlic, curry leaves. Sauté for some time
  5. Add the vegetables. fry for some time till they are half cooked.
  6. Add 1 1/2 cups water and salt.check for the taste.
  7. When it starts boiling add the roasted cracked wheat.
  8. Mix thoroughly and close it with a lid for 2 min.
  9. Stir well and cook covered on low flame for 5-10 minutes                                     or until the broken wheat is all fluffy and cooked well.
  10. Garnish with cilantro.
  11. serve hot with coconut chutney.

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