Friday, August 14, 2009

Ravai (Sooji) Upma


Sooji(Ravai) - 1 cup - fry it adding 1 tsp of oil until sooji smell comes out.
Mixed vegetables - 1 cup(Carrot, beans, peas, capsicum...etc.,)
Onion - 1(big) - chopped
Green chillies - 3 nos - cut it length wise
Curry leaves - few
Coriander leaves - few
Salt - 1/2 tsp

For Seasoning:

Oil - 4 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
Urad dhal - 1/2 tsp
Hing - A pinch


1. Heat oil in a kadai, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and urad dhal.
2. When they splutter, add hing, onion, green chillies, curry leaves and fry until onion turns golden brown.
3. Add mixed vegetables and salt now and fry until its cooked.(Do not add water, cook in a medium flame)
4. Now add 2 and 1/4 cups of water and let it boil.
5. When it is about to boil, add sooji(ravai) little by little and stir(keep the flame low)
6. Stir well and close the lid for 3 mins
7. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot


-> Serve with sambar, chutney, curd...