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November 22, 2011

Green Gram Rice Upma - Paasi Payaru Recipe

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I made this upma for dinner yesterday. Its a simple one pot meal. It tastes best with sambar.I add equal amount of rice and green gram dal ( Pacha Payaru/Paasi pauaru in Tamil) in this upma. So its very filling and rich in protein. We wanted little mushy. So I added more water.But if u add the quantity of water given below, u'll get the rice grains separate and fluffy. Please use the water according to your choice.
green gram upma

INGREDIENTS
1 cup - 200ml
  • Steamed rice or Raw rice - 1/2 cup
  • Green gram / Pacha payaru - 1/2 cup
  • Water - 1- 1.25 cups
  • Salt - As needed
To temper
  • Cooking oil - 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
  • Channa dal - 1/2tsp
  • Green chilly - 2 no (slit into two)
  • Curry leaves - A few
  • Ginger- 1 inch (cut into pieces)
  • Hing / Asafetida - 3-4 generous pinches

METHOD
  • Heat a kadai and dry roast the rice till it slightly puffs up.
  • In the same kadai add a tsp of oil and roast the green gram until nice aroma arises.It may take 5-8 mins.
  • Now heat 1 tbsp of oil and temper the items given above in the same order.
  • Then add the roasted rice and dal. Add the required water and salt .Transfer everything into a pressure cooker.
  • Add a drop of oil and a pinch of hing .Pressure cook for one whistle.
Delicious upma is ready to serve. I served with AAB sambhar.



36 comments :

  1. Healthy and delicious Upma...looks yummy!

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  2. Healthy and delicious combo..yum

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  3. Hi Chitra,
    Thanks a lot for visitng my space and leaving such lovely comments.

    You had a really good blog with such useful info on each recipe ingredient. Very nice idea!

    Will be visiting here more...hope to see you again!

    Regards,
    Manju
    http://manjuseatingdelights.blogspot.com

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  4. Deliciously Healthy & a quickie too.... I love such tempting rice preps.... :D

    Ash... :)

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  5. Omg, super delicious and irresistible upma..

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  6. Healthy upma,looks inviting and filling.

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  7. nice! looks like a cross between upm, pongal and khichdi! yumm1

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  8. that's a very healthy and filling breakfast or dinner option...:)

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  9. innovative flavors n looks especially tasty chitra..;)
    Tasty Appetite

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  10. this looks wonderful
    thank you for sharing the benefits of green gram

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  11. Healthy n delicious upma sounds interesting...wonderful info!!

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  12. Adding dhal to the upma makes it more filling and protein rich. Nice idea to balance the nutrition.

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  13. Adding dhal to the upma makes it more filling and protein rich. Nice idea to balance the nutrition.

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  14. Healthy and tasty upma...filling for breakfast too

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  15. very delicious upma..healthy too

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  16. thanks for visiting my space n your wonderful comments.....u too hav a wonderful space here.....upma is one of my daughter's favorites...surely giv it a try next time.....following u too :-)

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  17. Wow!,Luv it Chitra.A Versatile Blogger Award is waiting for U at my space.Come and collect it pls.

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  18. wow, so healthy and delicious, bookmarked it..

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  19. Healthy & tasty upma..Love it Chitra ;)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  20. That's surely a healthy one pot meal. And nice way to make us aware of the health benefits Chitra.

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  21. Delicioiusly done upma..
    Following you :-)
    Hope u'll drop by my space n follow it too
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    Erivum Puliyum

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  22. Deliciously done upma..
    following you :-)
    Hope u'll drop by my space n follow it too..
    Ongoing Event -Christmas Delicacy (15 Nov-31 Dec 2011)
    Erivum Puliyum

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  23. My mum usually makes this rice and green gram combo as "Kanji" its more like a soup. Upma is a great variation, more flavourful too.I'd love to try this.

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  24. healthy and filling upma, tasty indeed...looks inviting...thanks for visiting my space n leaving your lovely comment...just scrolled your recipes n love it totally...glad to follow you...plz do visit mine n follow me (if u like) and stay connected :) thank you!!

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  25. Healthy, simple and delicious!

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  26. Very healthy and delicious! Thanks for visiting & the following. You have a lovely blog here. Now following you :)

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  27. Wow, nice recipe!! looks new to me..will try it sometime.
    Lovely blog..happy to follow u :)

    Cheers!
    Vani

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  28. Hi!
    I love the Kitchen Clinic!!!! Useful information!!!!

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  29. Hi, Am a Coimbatorian, In our place Arisiparuppu rice is very authentic, normally we also do green gram with rice, my mom do best, it resembles the same...

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