Rice Rava Upma is a simple dish that's delicious and can be served as
breakfast or snack. Made with rice rava or cream of rice, this is an
easy vegetarian/vegan recipe and very filling. If the upma sticks to
the bottom, let it
brown and then scrape it off. These crunchy bits are the best part!
Servings:2 Cooking Time: 20-25
1 1/4 cups rice rava (cream of rice,
not idli rava)
1 1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
2 red chillies, broken into a couple pieces
2 tsp moong dal (split and hulled mung beans)
5-6 curry leaves
7-8 tsp vegetable oil
Salt to taste
Heat oil in a shallow pan or skillet. Add the cumin
seeds. As they start to brown, add the red chilies and fry for a couple
of seconds until lightly browned, and then add the curry leaves and fry
for a couple of seconds.
Add 2 3/4 cups of water, along with some salt and
Cover and cook on medium heat, checking occasionally,
until the dal is cooked.
Add the rice rava, a little at a time, stirring as
you add, to prevent lumps.
Cover and cook on medium heat for about 7-8 minutes.
Remove the lid and cook until any moisture evaporates.
Serve the rice rava upma hot with a spoonful of ghee
(clarified butter) or just plain. Also tastes great with yogurt.