Low-fat vegetarian semolina porridge. A perfect breakfast for vegetarians.
Ingredients for upma
- 1 1/2 cup semolina
- 3 cups water
- 3 tomatoes (chopped)
- 2 tablespoons peas
- 1/4 teaspoon mustard seeds/rai
- 1/2 teaspoon ginger (finely chopped)
- 8-10 curry leaves (chopped)
- 2 tablespoons peanuts
- 1 tablespoon lime juice
In a pan, roast semolina till it is light brown. Remove and set aside.
Heat clarified butter or unsalted butter in a deep pan or wok.
Put mustard seeds. Let them crackle. Add curry leaves. Let them grow brown. Add ginger, peas, tomatoes, and salt. Cook for 5-7 minutes.
After the vegetables are cooked, put roasted semolina and water. Add salt if needed.
Lower the heat to low after the mixture reaches boiling point. Cook till the mixture has thickened, sitting frequently.
Add roasted peanuts and lime juice. (I didn’t have peanuts when I was making it, so you won’t see it in the photograph)
Enjoy this super-healthy vegetarian breakfast!