Avarekalu Upma|Karnataka Style Avarekai Upittu
Karnataka Style Avarekai Upma Recipe is a popular breakfast dish in Karnataka. The main ingredient added to this recipe is the avarekalu beans to make it crunchy and taste is heavenly.
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Karnataka Style Avarekai Upma Recipe is a popular breakfast dish in Karnataka. The main ingredient added to this recipe is the avarekalu beans to make it crunchy and taste to the whole dish.
- measuring cup used 1 cup = 250 ml
- 1/2 cup Sooji Rava/Semolina( i used bansi rava)/cream of wheat
- 1 medium onion finely chopped
- 3/4 or 1 Avarekai/Surti Papdi Lilva/field beans(boiled and cooked in salted water)
- 1 tsp Vangi bath powder ( i used MTR brand)
- 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
- 1/2 tsp cumin/jeera seeds
- 1/2 tsp split urad dal
- 1 Green chilli slit lengthwise
- 1 sprig curry leaves
- a pinch Hing/asafoetida
- 1/4 tsp turmeric powder(haldi)
- 1 tsp Sugar (optional)
- 2-3 tbsp oil
- 1.5 cup water
- 2 tbsp coriander leaves
- 2 tbsp grated coconut
- 1 tbsp lime juice
- Salt as per taste
Dry roast rava in a kadai until it turns golden brown and the raw smell disappears. Keep aside.
Cook avarekai with salt water until it turns soft and keep aside.i used frozen avarekai ,so boiled for 5-6 minutes.
Heat oil in kadai. Add mustard seeds, jeera,urad dal,hing, curry leaves, green chilli,saute for 10 secs.
Add the chopped onions and fry till it turns brown.
Add boiled avarekai,salt,turmeric powder,vangi bath powder and cook for 2-3 minutes.
Now add 1.5 cups of water to the onions.
After the water starts boiling, add roasted rava little by little. Stir continuously so that lumps are not formed.
Cook covered for about 2-3 mins. Add lime juice,coriander leaves,grated coconut and mix well.
Remove from stove and serve hot.
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