Aval Upma / Poha Upma

by - February 25, 2013


Aval Upma / Poha Upma

                If you want to fix your breakfast with in 15 minutes then here is the recipe for it..Yes,  aval upma is very easy and healthy recipe  which is neither tangy nor sweet but delicious..Don't believe in my words. Just try it...

Total time: 15 ~ 20 minutes
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 10 ~ 15 minutes
Serves: 2 nos
Source: sarasyummybites


INGREDIENTS 2 cups of thick poha or pressed rice
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1/2 cup finely chopped tomatoes
1/2 turmeric powder
1/2 tbsp lemon juice
Cilantro for garnishing

For Seasoning:
3 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1 red chilli
Few curry leaves
1/2 tbsp channa dal or peanuts
5 ~ 6 green chilli, chopped
A pinch of asafeotida / hing

Method:
Preparation:

  • Wash the poha in colander under running water. Gently press the poha to remove excess water and transfer it to another wide bowl and keep it aside.
Cooking:
  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds to splutter then add remaining seasoning ingredients and fry till dal changes the color..
  • Add chopped onions and fry till it become soft and add turmeric powder. Mix, Cover and cook it for 3 ~ 4 minutes in low heat.
  • Add chopped tomatoes and cook it for a minutes.
  • Meantime with help of fork, gently fluff up the poha and to the onion tomato mixture.
  • Stir gently and add salt to taste. Give a stir and add lemon juice to the mixture. Mix and garnish with cilantro.  Serve hot with curd or any raita.
Aval Upma / Poha Upma

 This recipe goes to Blogging Marathon #25 happening @ Valli space under "Breakfast on Run "theme. . Do check here to know what other are done for this week blogging marathon..

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31 comments

  1. Nice upma Saras! I would suggest to add salt while frying onions, it's easy to blend with poha and gives nice taste to onions! :)

    Adding tomatoes is new to me..shall try next time.

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  2. My sons loves to take this in his lunch box..I too like adding peanuts

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  3. Looks tasty, check my blog for the gorgeous cup cake.

    chitchat

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  4. ahh....mouthwatering! Click makes it more tempting!!

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  5. Simple, tasty and healthy upma...
    http://recipe-excavator.blogspot.com

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  6. Aval upma looks delicious saraswathi.

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  7. Very healthy breakfast. Love to have it anytime

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  8. My all time favourite comfort food. Loved the snaps...

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  9. This surely comes handy!..bright yellow is nice..

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  10. looks so healthy love the color....im so tempted t try

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  11. A delightful breakfast indeed!! I can eat this for lunch and dinner as well :)

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  12. I love your first click so superb

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  13. one of my fav breakfast.....delicious and healthy too.

    today's recipe:
    http://sanolisrecipies.blogspot.in/2013/02/my-200th-post-savoury-pancake-regular.html

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  14. simply love this filling upma, i dont hesitate a second to start my day with this upma.

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  15. my favorite breakfast and lunchbox item!!!
    Sowmya
    Ongoing Event - Dish it out - Lentils & Garlic
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    Ongoing Event - What is with my Cuppa?

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  16. I have a package of poha I bought some time back at the Indian market after remember seeing so many recipes with this, I wanted to try it, but I have yet to do so. Yours looks good for the 1st poha recipe for me to try and I haven't had lunch yet. I just have to go to the market and buy some tomatoes, if I want to do it today

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  17. Good one. Can have it at anytime of the day.

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  18. Perfectly done.

    http://sabdhaskitchen.blogspot.com

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  19. One of the quickest and yummy breakfast.

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  20. I love all versions of aval upmas. This looks really nice!

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  21. One of our favorite breakfast dish. Looks delicious.

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  22. Delcious! Quick and easy to make and keeps you filled up for the morning :)

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  23. The upma looks really nice and tempting :)

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