Aval Upma

Aval Upma

Aval Upma:

Pohe Upma. Poha Upma. Avalaki Upma.


Rice flakes(aval/poha’) 1 cup
Potato 1 cubed
Turmeric 1 pinch
Green chilies 1 finely chopped
Ginger 1-2″ finely chopped
Onion 1 fienly chopped
Chana-Urad dal 2 spoons
Mustard 1/4 spoon
Cumin seeds 1/2 spoon
Asafoetida 1 pinch
Curry leaves few
Cilantro to garnish
Lemon juice 2 spoons
Oil few spoons.


Rinse quickly the rice flakes….held them in colander….set aside.

In a wide wok, heat oil. Add mustard, cumin, asafoetida, chilies, ginger, chana-urad dal and curry leaves. Wait till they pop up.

Add onions and potaoes. Fry real good. Cover and cook.

Add salt and turmeric as well. When the potatoes are almost done, stir-in washed rice flakes. Cover and cook for 2 minutes.

Remove from heat…add lemon juice and cilantro leaves.

Enjoy this mild food as breakfast or dinner!


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