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Kuthiraivaali Upma - Barnyard Millet Upma

 

This dish is the one that doesn't require onions

Cooking time: 5 mins
Serving: 2

Ingredients:
Roasted barnyard millet - 1/2 cup
Cabbage - 1/4 cup (chopped)
Frozen peas - 1/4 cup
Coconut - 2 tbsn (grated)
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tspn
Uraddal - 1 tspn
Channadal - 1 tspn
Ginger - 1/2 inch (finely chopped)
Asafoetida - 1/8 tspn
Curry leaves - few
Coriander leaves - few (chopped)
Coconut oil - 2 tspn
Salt to taste

To roast and grind:
Toor dal - 1 tspn
Cumin seeds - 1 tspn
Peppercorns - 1/2 tspn
Red chilli - 1

Method:
1. Grab all the ingredients.
2. Dry roast the ingredients for it and grind it into a coarse powder.
3. Heat a Pan. Add oil, mustard seeds, uraddal, channadal.
4. Add ginger, curry leaves and asafoetida.
5. Add cabbage and peas. Mix well.
6. Add the coarse powder and give a mix.
7. Add 1 1/2 cup of water, salt, coconut, coriander leaves.
8. Add the millets. Mix well.
9. Close with the lid and cook for 2-3 mins.
10. Open the lid.
11. Healthy millet upma is ready to serve with pickle or coconut chutney.

Notes:
You can use other millets for this recipe. You can add carrot and beans too.