This is an innovative recipe of Upma. I have cooled the upma to cut into cubes and then fried it. Tastes yummy. Give it a try.
1 cup Semolina
1 medium onion chopped
1 green chili chopped
1/2 tea spoon lemon juice
1 tea spoon chickpea split (soaked in water for 1 hr)
1 tea spoon white lentil (soaked in water for 1 hr )
salt to taste
pinch of asafoetida
curry leaves 4-5
mustard seeds 1/2 tea spoon
sesame seeds 1/2 tea spoon
refined oil 3 tbsp
Recipe : Roast the semolina on low flame for 7-8 minutes, keep aside.
Heat 1 tbsp refined oil in a pan, add asafoetida, and soaked lentils and saute for 2-3 minutes,.
Add onions and green chili and saute for 2-3 minutes.
Add roasted semolina, salt to taste and saute, add hot water, lemon juice and stir continuously to avoid lumps till the mixture becomes thick.
Spread the mixture in a greased plated evenly and let it cool. Cut square pieces after cooling.
Now heat remaining oil in a non stick pan.
Add mustard seeds, sesame seeds, and curry leaves, when they crackle, add the cubes and fry it on low flame for 6-7 minutes. Tasty fried Upma is ready.