Broken wheat upma

Posted on August 17, 2009. Filed under: Snacks | Tags: , , , , |

A broken wheat variation of the traditional semolina upma. The carrots and green peas add the necessary crunch along with the wealth of vitamin A.

Cooking Time : 20 mins.
Preparation Time : 15 mins.

Serves 4.

Ingredients
½ cup broken wheat (bulgur wheat)
½ cup onions, chopped
1 green chilli, chopped
½ teaspoon grated ginger
¼ cup green peas
¼ cup carrots, diced
¼ teaspoon mustard seeds (rai)
2 teaspoons oil
salt to taste
For the garnish
2 tablespoons chopped coriander
Method
1. Clean and wash the broken wheat thoroughly. Drain and keep aside.
2. Heat the oil in a pressure cooker. Add the mustard seeds.
3. When they cackle, add the onions, green chilli and ginger and sauté till the onions turn translucent.
4. Add the green peas, carrots, broken wheat and salt and sauté for 3 to 4 minutes.
5. Add 1½ cups of water and pressure cook for 1 whistle.
6. Garnish with the coriander and serve hot.

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