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Saturday, February 2, 2013

Aval Upma Recipe - Khatta Meetha Poha

Aval Upma Recipe
I was waiting for a chance to make this khatta meetha aval upma as my cousin insisted me to try it. And finally I gave a try today mrg and it came out soo good that I couldnt wait to share it with you all. A quick healthy and tasty snack ready in minutes. If you like haldirams khatta meetha mixture am sure you will love this too. I have already posted a simple aval upma yrs ago, this is a variation of the usual aval upma.
Aval Upma Recipe

Aval Upma Recipe - Ingredients

Preparation Time : 5 mins | Cooking Time : 15 mins | Serves : 2
Recipe Category: Snack | Recipe Cuisine: North Indian

Aval(Poha) - 1 cup (You can use thin or thick variety)
Tamarind pulp + Jaggery syrup - 1/4 cup
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Red Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt - to taste

To temper:

Oil - 1 tsp
Mustard - 1 tsp
Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
Peanuts - 1 tbsp
Hing - a generous pinch
Green chillies - 1 chopped finely
Curry leaves - few

Method:

  1. Extract thick pulp from tamarind, dissolve jaggery in water and heat it up, strain to remove impurities. Tamarind pulp + Jaggery syrup should come to 1/4 cup. Add this to poha, add little more water just till immersing level. Leave it aside for 3 mins by then all the water will be absorbed by the poha.
    How to make aval upma - Step1
  2. Heat oil add the items under 'to temper'. Add turmeric and red chilli powder, hing and saute.
    How to make aval upma - Step2
  3. Add soaked poha, required salt..mix well cook covered for 3-5mins in low flame until it is mixed well.
    How to make aval upma - Step3
Serve hot/warm!

My Notes:

  • You can also add onions or any veggies for extra crunchness and make it wholesome.
  • Soaking time and water level depends on the type of poha. I used the thin variety.Dont add more water then poha will become mushy.
  • Adjust the tanginess and spice level according to your taste.
Aval Upma Recipe
Written by: SHARMILEE J

13 comments:

  1. Simple and delicious breakfast..
    Can be had as snack too in the evening.. Very inviting clicks.

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  2. Almost like the puli aval we make. Nice one to have for breakfast too

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  3. Delicious and yummy breakfast.
    Deepa

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  4. Delicious..!Reminds me of mom`s puli avalakki.. :) Neat presentation..
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  5. aval upma is one of my fav snack/breakfast option...have tried this too, tangy n yummy upma...love it!
    Neatly presented..

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  6. simple, delicious and healthy breakfast..

    Spill the Spices

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  7. Interesting recipe and very healthy too!

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  8. Very interesting recipe, healthy too!

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  9. Quick and delicious upma,love it.

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  10. Tasty and healthy
    http://dailychoresrecorded.blogspot.in/

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  11. I made this today for brunch! Tasty!

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