LAPSI RICE SEVAI VEGETABLE UPMA
Ingredients :Lapsi -1 glass
Rice Sevai sticks broken - ½ glass
Onion – 2 nos
Mix Veggies ( Cabbage,carrot, green peas) – 1 cup
Green chillies – 5 nos ,
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Urad dal – 1 tsp
Channa Dal – 1 tsp
Curry leaves & Coriander leaves
Coconut oil – 2 tsp
Hing – ½ tsp
Vanaspati - 2 tsp
Oil – 2 tblsp
Method : Take a pan add the Vanaspati – let it melt to this add the Lapsi rava and roast – but the colour of the rava should not change. Once roasted – remove in a bowl and keep aside.
Finely chop the Mix veggies and Onion and keep aside
Heat the same pan and add oil to this add the Mustard seeds, Urad dal, Channa dal ,Green chillies, Ginger, Curry leaves – let all get roasted and flutter and once the urad dal turns brown add the finely chopped onion, toss it for 1 min then add the finely chopped vegetables .
Toss all the above well for 3 mins. You will get a good smell …..at this point add water 2 ½ cups depends upon your rava thickness. Add the Rice Sevai sticks, salt , Hing and let it boil for 3 mins. Let all the flavor get infused in that water.
Now reduce the flame and slowly add the mixture of Lapsi Rava . Mix well – Lower the heat and close the pan and allow to cook till all the water is absorbed. This will take slightly more time than normal Bombay rava.Roughly around 10 mins. After 10mins - Remove the lid again give a nice mix and now add the Coriander leaves and Coconut Oil. This give a good flavor to the Upma. Remove from fire and serve hot with Coconut chutney.