Saturday, March 11, 2006

Breakfast - 1

Rava Puli Pongal

Upma is not a favourite of many though personally I like it... @ home there is always a big no to Upma...

Here is a pongal version of Upma...this also is known as pulima...


Rava - 1/2 Kilo
Red chillies ( Dry)- 4
Green Chillies - 4
Tamarind - a small golf ball size
Oil - 3 tbsp
Curry Leaves - 1 String
Salt - To taste
Mustard, Hing - For seasoning


1. Sligtly roast the rava.
2. Tadka with the mustard and chillies and add the tamarind water ( six glasses) mised with hing and curry leaves.
3.Add salt and rava. stir continuosly. When has reached a upma consitency remove from fire.

#Crushed black peppers can be added.
# Gratings of coconut can be added.

Tastes great with Coconut chutney.

Coconut Chutney:


Grated Coconut : 1 Cup
Green chilly : 4
Gram dhall : 2 tbsp
Raw Mango : 1 Piece ( optional)
Salt to taste


Grind all ingredients and tadka with mustard and curry leaves.


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