Aval Upma Recipe | How to make Aval(Poha) Upma
Aval(flattened rice) is one of the common ingredient in our pantry. Cooking recipes with aval are so easy because we don't need to cook aval separately. We just need to wash aval couple of times till it becomes soft and then toss it with other ingredients. Aval Upma is one of the quick, simple and easy to make breakfast. We can also make it quickly as a after school snack for kids.
Servings: 4 people
- 1 Cup Aval / Poha / Flattened Rice 1 Cup - 250ml
- 1 Onion Finely Chopped
- 1 tsp Salt
- 1 tbsp Oil
- 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
- 1 tsp Split Urad Dal
- 3 Green Chili Slit
- 1 tsp Ginger Finely Chopped
- Few Curry Leaves
Take Aval in a mixing bowl. Wash it thoroughly twice. Drain the water and cover the bowl and set aside. Do not soak the aval in water it will become mushy.
Some thick poha varieties need multiple times washing. After 10 mins, check if the poha is soft but not mushy. If not, sprinkle very little water, mix without mushing the aval. Again close and set aside for 10 mins. Repeat the process till the aval is soft but not mushy.
Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds and allow it to sputter. Next, add split urad dal and mix till its light brown
Then add slit green chili, chopped ginger and curry leaves and give a mix
Preparing Aval Upma
Next, add chopped onions to the pan. Saute the onions till it becomes translucent
Once the onions are cooked, add the soft poha. Add required amount of salt and mix gently
- We can add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice after we finishing with the cooking of Aval Upma
- We can also enhance the upma with vegetables
Serving: 1Cup | Calories: 210kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 5g | Sodium: 400mg | Fiber: 3g