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Making The Best Vegetable Upma!

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It is extremely important to provide a balanced diet for kids but they hardly eat anything other than masala noodles and spiced food. Here is a upma recipe that looks colourful, is easy breakfast to make and best lunch box recipe to pack for schools. Take a look for more.

Our vegetable upma contains lots of vegetables, MTR vegetable baath powder, herbs and healthy spices. A very nutritious and vitamin rich food.

Vegetable Upma Recipe

  1. 1 cup soji rava (roasted in ghee)
  2. 2 cups water
  3. 21/2 tsp MTR vegetable baath powder
  4. Salt according to taste
  5. 1 cup chopped and boiled vegetables (carrots, capsicum, potatoes, chick peas)
  6. 1 tsp ginger paste
  7. 4-5 green chillies (chopped)
  8. ' grated coconut (garnish)
  9. 1 tsp mustard and cumin seeds
  10. 1 tsp urad dal
  11. 1 tsp gram dal
  12. 1 tsp oil
  13. Chopped coriander
  14. Curry leaves

Preparing Vegetable Upma:

1. In a thick bottom pan, add a teaspoon of oil and fry mustard, cumins, urad dal, gram dal, chillies, ginger, boiled vegetables and curry leaves for a few minutes.

2. Add two cups of water and cover the pan for about 5 minutes.

3. To this add coconut, coriander leaves and stir well.

4. When the mixture starts boiling, slowly add rava and stir continuously.

5. Cook for about 5 minutes and turn off the stove. Tasty vegetable upma is ready.

Enjoy the easy breakfast hot or cold with ghee or yogurt!!!

A few drops of lemon can add to the taste.

This lunch box recipe serves 3.

Read more about: vegetarian recipes, breakfast
Story first published: Thursday, February 9, 2012, 15:06 [IST]
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