Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Kambu Aval Upma / Pearl Millet Flakes Upma / Bajra Flakes Upma

A healthy twist to the traditional South Indian breakfast recipe Aval Upma using Kambu / Bajra Flakes instead of Rice. 

The taste was good ; it goes well with coconut chutney / Sugar.😃

Also check my Kambu / Pearl Millet recipes which I have posted earlier:


Kambu(கம்பு தோசை) / Bajra Dosa / Pearl Millet Dosa
Kambu Sadam (Pearl Millet Rice) / Kambu Koozh (Pearl Millet Porridge)



PREP TIME
15  mins
COOK TIME
TOTAL TIME 
20 mins
                                                                                                                                                   
Recipe for  Kambu Aval Upma / Bajra Flakes Upma
Recipe type: Tiffin item / breakfast recipes
Cuisine: Indian
Serves - 2 to 3(approximately)

Ingredients:

Kambu / Bajra flakes - 2 cups
Onion - 1 (finely chopped)
Green chillies - 3 to 4 (slitted)
Grated ginger - 1 tsp
Coriander Leaves - for garnish
Lemon juice - to taste
Grated coconut - 1 tbsp(optional)
Salt – to taste

For seasoning:
Mustard Seeds - ¾ tsp
Channa dhall - 1 tsp
Urad Daal - 1 tsp
Curry Leaves - few
Oil - 1 to 2 tbsp



Directions:

Wash the Bajra flakes to remove impurities and drain completely.  Keep aside for  5 minutes.


Steam it in a idli plate or steamer for 5 minutes or till it is becomes soft.

Heat oil in a kadai; season it with mustard seeds; once it crackles add urad dhal, channa dhal and curry leaves.

Once the dhal becomes golden brown, grated ginger, green chillies and onion.  Saute well till the onion becomes translucent.


Add cooked Bajra flakes  and salt.  Mix it gently and cook till the rice flakes heated evenly (it will take just 2 to 3 minutes only)

At last add grated coconut, chopped coriander leaves, lemon juice.  Give it a mix and serve hot!

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