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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.



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36 comments :

Saraswathy Balakrishnan said...

Looks so yummy for the tummy chitra:)

Sushma Mallya said...

Healthy and delicious Upma...looks yummy!

Shanthi said...

Healthy and tempting

Suja Manoj said...

Healthy and delicious combo..yum

Manju @ Manjus Eating Delights said...

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!

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Santosh Bangar said...

simple easy to cook one pot meal

Ash said...

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

Ash... :)

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Healthy and delicious...

divya said...

Omg, super delicious and irresistible upma..

Priya Suresh said...

Healthy upma,looks inviting and filling.

Manju said...

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

Chitra said...

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

Jayanthy Kumaran said...

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

Torviewtoronto said...

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

Gayathri NG said...

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

lata raja said...

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

lata raja said...

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

Unknown said...

Healthy and tasty upma...filling for breakfast too

chef and her kitchen said...

very delicious upma..healthy too

Only Fish Recipes said...

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 :-)

Christy Gerald said...

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

Unknown said...

Nice & healthy recipe..

Sobha Shyam said...

wow, so healthy and delicious, bookmarked it..

Prathima Rao said...

Healthy & tasty upma..Love it Chitra ;)
Prathima Rao
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Ganga Sreekanth said...

Yummy, healthy and delicious upma.

Rinku Naveen said...

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

Julie said...

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

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

Unknown said...

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.

Sangeetha M said...

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!!

Asmita said...

Healthy, simple and delicious!

Ambreen (Simply Sweet n Savory) said...

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

Chitra Amma's Kitchen said...

Tasty, wholesome and filling.

Recipe world said...

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

Cheers!
Vani

ushaprashanth said...

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

Sathya... said...

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...