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RICE UPMA (ARISI UPMA)

A very tasty and quick breakfast favourite dish in South India. It can be eaten with literally anything from chutneys, to pickles and even curd.
Prep Time10 mins
Active Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Breakfast, dinner
Cuisine: South Indian
Keyword: arisi upma, Breakfast recipes, rice broken
Yield: 5 People
Author: T R SUGANYA

Materials

  • 1 cup Rice
  • 2 tbsp Toor dal
  • 1/4 Cup Grated coconut
  • 3 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard
  • 1 tsp Urad dal
  • 1 tsp Chana dal
  • 1/2 tsp Asafoetida
  • 2 Green chilly
  • Few Curry leaves
  • 1 tsp Jeera
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  • Take rice in a vessel.
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  • Add toor dal to it.
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  • Wash them and drain the water. Keep it aside for ten minutes.
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  • Grind it to a coarse powder.
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  • Heat oil in a kadai. Add mustard seeds.
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  • When it splutters add chana dal and urad dal.
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  • When the dal turns golden brown, add asafoetida.
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  • Immediately add chillies and curry leaves. Fry for a minute.
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  • Add Jeera and fry for 30 seconds.
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  • Add 3 cups of water and allow it to boil.
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  • When the water starts boiling, add salt and mix well.
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  • Add the grated coconut and mix well. Cook for two minutes.
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  • Now add the rice powder and mix well. When it starts boiling switch off the stove. Transfer it to a vessel and pressure cook it for 3 whistles.
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  • When the pressure settles down, open it and mix it well.
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  • Now arisi upma is ready. Serve it hot with chutney, sambhar or any side dish of your choice.
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Notes

  1. You can use any refined oil or you can use a mix of refined oil, gingelly oil and coconut oil in equal quantity. This will give a nice flavour.
  2. Adding coconut is optional. 
  3. You can add 1 tbsp of moong dal before adding the rice powder.