Monday, 24 July 2017

Ragi semiya upma

For the final week in this month's Blogging Marathon I have chosen for book marked recipes. I was kind of waiting for this theme. I have lot many recipes bookmarked but somehow never find time or opportunity to make these. So this week I purposefully selected recipes from my bookmarked list which are not usual recipes. 

I am starting this week with a millet based upma. Oflate I find this ragi semiya available in stores. Once I bought this packet but didn't find time and the right recipe to make this. Finally threw the semiya packet - this was some 2 years back. Later I found the recipe in Rak's kitchen and bookmarked it. I added vegetables in addition to the bookmarked recipe. Do try this out. Its easy to make and very healthy too.


Ingredients

Ragi semiya (Anil) - 2 cups
Onion - 1
*Mixed cut vegetables - 1/2 cup
Green chilli - 2
Salt - As needed

To temper

Oil - 1 tsp
Mustard - 3/4 tsp
Urad dal - 1 tsp
Chana dal - 2 tsp
Curry leaves - 1 sprig
Coriander leaves - few

* I used cauliflower, carrot, beans, peas as cut vegetables.



Method:

  • Soak the ragi in a liter of water just for 3 minutes. Drain water completely.
  • In a steamer (Idli pot), steam for 4-5 minutes.  Once done, fluff to separate the cooked ragi semiya. 
  • Cook the cut vegetables in microwave for about 5-6 minutes.
  • In a kadai, heat oil and temper with the items given under 'To temper' table. Follow by sliced onion, slit green chilli and fry till onion turn transparent.
  • Add the cooked vegetables and salt. Mix well
  • Add half the cooked ragi semiya and mix well. Cook for another 1 or 2 minutes.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.




Notes:

  • Do not soak the ragi semiya for more than 3 minutes or else the semiya will dissolve in water.
  • Ragi semiya will not take much salt or oil so add carefully.



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10 comments:

  1. Including ragi in your everyday meal is so healthy, that's a healthy version of upma..

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  2. Ragi upma must be really healthy , must try this .

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  3. neat healthy option, bookmarking this one now

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  4. Good way of adding ragi to diet

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  5. Great inclusion of millets in day to day cooking. Very nice.

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  6. Bangalore is selling a lot of different millet products... waiting to get there to use them. A healthy dish.

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  7. Lovely upma with a healthy millet... I have bought raagi semiya once and made it into payasam...

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  8. Ragi upma is a healthy and lovely dish to try soon.

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  9. This is such a quick and easy tiffin, right? Healthy too.

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