Thursday, January 17, 2008

Upma - White

This used to be one of my ...Amma ...iniki Upma ..vaa .To say i used to hate it is right .But today ..I want to eat it ,I've learnt to make it just like my mom ....n my kids love it !

Ingredients :

White rava : 1 cup

jeera : 1/2 tsp

ginger(grated): 1 tbsp

onion(chopped): 2 tbsp

red chilly : 2 nos

For Seasoning:

Let a tsp of mustard seend sputter in heated oil .

curry leaves a few

salt to taste


Add the seasoned seeds to a heated pan ,add the jeera,curry leaves,onion,ginger .saute well .pour 2 cups of water .bring to a boil .Add the Ravato the water while stirring . add salt.Cook till done. Just before serving add a spoon of ghee ,it adds a flavour to the upma .

Serve Hot with Coconut Chutney or Pickle or even sugar.

Mysore (Healthy for kids) Pak

This is actually a variation on the traditional sweet for my kids,so this way my youngest dtr gets her proteins ,carbs n fat...she is reed thin !!!
Ingredients :
gram Flour : 1 cup
Sugar : 2 1/2 cups (just 2 will also do)
bournvita :3 heaped tsp
butter : 1 tbsp
ghee : 1/2 cup
Milk :3/4 cup
water : 1/4 cup

In a thick bottomed kadaai ,add sugar and water .
stir till u get a string consistency.
now add the rest of the ingredients stirring continuosly .
add a dallop of ghee ..stir all the while .
add butter ...keep stiring .
grease a plate with ghee .
when the batter starts frothing (or u can fill a cup with water drop a drop of the batter into it .If the batter melts in the water it is not yet done )pour the remaining ghee ..stir for a sec.
pour on greased plate .
cut when cool .

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