Friday, May 13, 2016

Broken wheat veg upma

I know most of you a familiar with this recipe but still I wanted to share perfect recipe of making upma with broken wheat in pressure cooker which is so helpful for amateur cooks especially those who have just started to learn cooking ...and this is def one perfect recipe for you  as it's healthy great diabetic recipe and really a good diet recipe .....Serve it with crisps or a little sev you will def love it....Don't forget to leave in your feedback :) 


1 cup Broken wheat / Lapsi / Dalia

1 onion (finely chopped) ( you can omit this to make it a fasting recipe)

1/4 cup finely chopped carrot 

1/4 cup finely chopped beans

1/4 cup frozen peas 

1 ' ginger (grated)

1 tomato (deseeded and finely chopped)

2 sprigs of curry leaves

5-6 Green chillies (adjust according to your spice level) (sliced)

5-6 chopped cashews 

1/2 tsp haldi /turmeric powder

1/2 tsp mustard seeds

1/2 tsp urad dal 

1 tbsp ghee + 2 tbsp oil 

2 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves 

salt to taste 

2 cups of water 

  • In Pressure cooker add in oil and ghee then add mustard seeds, urad dal,when mustard seeds start to pop add in cashews, green chillies and fry a bit add in onions, coriander leaves, curry leaves and fry well.
  • Now add in the vegs and fry for a min , Now add in grated ginger, haldi, tomato anf fry for a min add in broken wheat and fry well for 2 mins till broken wheat is a bit well roasted .(Simmer while you do that ).
  • Now add in 2 cups of water , salt to taste and close the pressure cooker and set it on a high flame and cook for one whistle and switch off the gas , when it cools down and pressure goes you will find the grains are perfectly cooked and tastes awesome too.
  • Serve steaming hot with sides of your choice ..chutney / Sev / Crisps or have it just like that and enjoy this with a hot cup of tea ...Perfect healthy recipe :)

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