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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 ,

                    Ginger 1tsp,

                    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.

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