Khapli Rava Upma | South Indian Rawa Upma Recipe

 gluten free khapli rava upma

Prep Time: 5 minutes | Cook Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients 

  • Khapli Rawa - 1 cup
  • Desi Cow Ghee - 2 tablespoon
  • Coconut Oil - 2 tablespoon
  • Mustard seeds - 1/4th teaspoon
  • Urad dal and chana dal - 1 tablespoon
  • Asofeotida (Hing) - 1 pinch
  • Dry red chilly - 1 or 2
  • Curry leaves - 4 to 5
  • Finely chopped Ginger - 1/4th inch
  • Chopped Onion - 1 medium sized
  • Chopped coriander - 1 tablespoon
  • Khandsari sugar - 1 teaspoon
  • Lemon juice - 1/2 tablespoon
  • Salt to taste

How to make South Indian style Upma with Khapli Rava?

Step 1: Roast the Rava

  • In a pan heat 1 tablespoon ghee
  • Once hot, add the Rava and roast on slow to medium flame
  • Set aside

Step 2: The tempering

  • Heat the coconut oil in a kadhai
  • Add the mustard seeds and let them crackle.
  • Add the urad and chana dal and roast until slightly golden.
  • Add hing fpollowed by dry red chilly, curry leaves, ginger.
  • Once the seeds are golden brown, add the onions and fry until translucent.

Step 3: Cooking and steaming the rava

  • Add 3 cups of water in the tadka
  • Add coriander, lemon juice, salt and sugar to the water.
  • Once the water comes to a boil, add the ghee roast rava and mix well.
  • Add 1/2 tablespoon ghee and cover for 3-4 minutes.
  • Open the lip and stir well.
  • Steam for 5 minutes again.

Step 4: Serve

  • While serving, add a little ghee on the top of the hot upma.

south indian upma with khapli rava

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