Bajra Upma

30 mins
Prep: 15 mins | Cook: 15 mins | Servings: 2

Ingredients

  • Oil : 2 tbsp
  • Mustard Seeds : 1 tsp
  • Cumin Seeds : 1 tsp
  • Curry Leaves: 5 – 6 nos.
  • Black Gram Dal : 1 tbsp
  • Split Bengal Gram : 1 tbsp
  • Chopped Garlic : 1 tsp
  • Chopped Ginger : 1 tsp
  • Chopped Onions : ½ cup
  • Red Chili Powder : ½ tsp
  • Coriander Powder : ½ tsp
  • Turmeric Powder : 1 tsp
  • Mixed Veggies : ½ cup
  • Corn : 2 tbsp
  • Overnight soaked and boiled Bajra : 2 cups
  • Grated Coconut : ½ cup
  • Roasted Peanuts : 2 tbsp
  • Salt : to taste
  • Chopped Tomato: 1 no.
  • Lemon Juice: 1 no.
  • Chopped Coriander : for garnish
  • Chopped Green Chilies : 1tbsp

For Green Chili Mixture

  • Mustard Oil : 1 tbsp
  • Black Gram Dal : ½ tsp
  • Green Chilies: 4 – 5 nos.
  • Salt : to taste
  • Grated Coconut : ½ tsp

To Serve

  • Buttermilk : 1 glass
  • Fried Onions : as per taste
  • Curry Leaves : few

 Method

  • On a pan heat oil and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, soaked black gram dal, soaked split bengal gram, curry leaves, chopped garlic, chopped ginger and mix well.
  • Now add chopped onion, red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, mixed veggies, corn, bajra, grated coconut, roasted peanuts, salt, chopped tomatoes, lemon juice, chopped coriander and cook well.
  • To prepare green chilli mixture as an accompaniment with bajra upma on a pan add mustard oil, black gram dal, green chillies, salt, grated coconut and toss well.
  • For plating place two ring moulds and stuff in the bajra upma. Serve with buttermilk, poppadum and prepared green chilli mixture. Garnish with curry leaves.
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