Helloo foodies! After a long time! I was enjoying Dwali and Vai Duj. How were your days? Hope you all are enjoying! Share with me your special recipes.
Today, I’m going to share with you a South Indian breakfast recipe. It is very common but delicious recipe, in which I put some Bengali touch! Hope you like it…..
Upma (a South Indian Breakfast)
- Semolina: - 1 cup
- Vegetables (small cube pieces):- 2 cups
Tomatoes, capsicum, etc.)
- Mustard seeds: - 1/2 tsp
- Curry Leaves: - 5-6 pieces
- Cashew nut: - 2-3 pieces
- Green chilies (chopped):- 3-5 med
- Onions (chopped):- 1 med
- Refined Oil: - 1Cup
- Salt: - to taste
- Sugar: - 1/4th teaspn.
- Lemon juice (optional):- 2 tsp
- Dry-roast Semolina (suji) until it just begins to turn brown, and then keep aside.
- In a large saucepan/wok, heat the cooking oil.
- Add mustard seeds and curry leaves; then wait for them to sputter. Then add green chilies and chopped onions and fry until onions caramelize.
- Add vegetables, salt and 2 cups of water, and bring to boil.
- Add the roasted samolina and sugar; turn down the heat, and mix quickly to avoid lumps forming.
- The upma is done when all the water is absorbed by the samolina.
- Garnish with grated coconut, cashew-nut and lemon juice.
- Serve hot as breakfast.
Tips of the day
Winter is almost here! So, today some tips for this season……
- In winter season, usually we suffer with cough and cold. A drop or two of eucalyptus oil add to water for steam inhalation gives excellent relief in common colds.
- Many of us having dry skin problem, this problem will be more during winter. Here is the best natural recipe for dry problem. Add 50gm of papaya paste with 5tsp. of olive oil and apply for your affected dry skin. Apply this recipe twice a day for getting smooth skin naturally.
Question of the day
Q1. ‘Upma’ is a famous dish and knowned by many names. For example, in
Kannada, Upma is called Uppittu or Kharabath.
Tell me the names of the langueges, where ‘Upma’ is called Upma?
Q2. Fill in the blanks and write the word: C_ _L _ _ L _ WE_.
5. Ans. In Bangladesh, they wash the Hilsha very well before cut into pieces; not after; and do not fry at all.
6.Ans. Sardines and American Shads fishes.
Well, time to say good bye! Take care and enjoy the weekend. Namaskar.