rava- 2 cups
onion- 1 chopped finely
tomato- 1 chopped finely
green chillies-2 slitted
ginger- 1 small piece chopped finely
carrot-1 chopped finely
beans- 6-8 chopped finely
peas- 1/2 cup
capsicum-1/4 chopped finely
potato-1 chopped finely
cooked channa- 1/4 cup
turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp or less
chilli powder- 1/4 tsp or acc to taste
garam masala powder- 1/4 tsp
coriander leaves- a few chopped finely
salt to taste
oil- 2 to 3 tbsp
mustard seeds- 1/4 tsp
split urad dal- 1/4 tsp
channa dal- 1/2 tsp
cashews halved- 5
curry leaves- a few
Dry roast the rava in a heavy bottomed pan for a couple of minutes till the raw smell disappears.
Transfer the rava in a different plate and keep aside.
Heat oil in the same pan and add mustard seeds, cashews, channa dal, urad dal, curry leaves and asafoetida one by one.
When the cashews turn golden brown , add the chopped onions, green chillies and ginger. Then add the chopped tomatoes, fry for some time and then add all the chopped veggies .
Saute for sometime and add salt, turmeric, chilli , garam masala powders and 1/2 cup of water to it.
Simmer the flame and close the pan with a lid .When all the veggies are cooked, add 2 cups of water and the roasted rava (1:1 ratio). Mix well and close with the lid for a minute. Upma is ready now... serve hot with chutney or pickle.