Ragi (finger millet) upma

Ingredients:

  • Ragi rava: 1 cup
  • Water: 2 cup
  • Refined oil:  2 tablespoon
  • Onion: 1 no. (Small)
  • Peas: 1 fist (~ 50 gm)
  • Urad dal: 1 teaspoon (optional)
  • Chana dal: 2 teaspoon (optional)
  • Carrot: 1no. (Small)
  • French beans:3-4 no.
  •  Dry red chili: 1 no.
  • Curry leaves: 10- 15 no.
  • Mustard seed: half teaspoon
  • Cashew nuts: 8-10no.
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon
  • Sugar: half teaspoon (optional)
  • Butter: 2 teaspoon (optional)

Preparation:

  1. Chop onion, French beans and carrot into small pieces.
  2. Dry roast Ragi rava till it turns slightly brownish. Keep aside.

Method:

  1. Take nonstick fry pan, put oil in it.
  2.  Heat the oil, Fry cashew nuts on low flame and take it out. Keep aside.
  3. Add whole red chili and mustard seed, sputter for few seconds on medium flame.
  4. Add carrot, French beans, onion, peas and curry leaves on interval of one minute as they take different time for frying, keep stirring over the medium flame.
  5. Sauté till All become soft and translucent.
  6. Fry it for 2-3 minutes; pour water. When water starts boiling add sugar, dry roasted Ragi rava and salt.
  7. Stir continuously till it gets cooked.
  8. After drying water cover and cook on low flame. (About 2-3 minutes)
  9. Put off the flame; serve after 2-3 minutes.
  10. Just before serving add butter and transfer into serving bowl.
  11. Decorate with cashew nut and coriander leaves.
  12. Healthy breakfast is ready to serve.
  13. Serve with green chutney or coconut chutney along with some fruits.
    Ragi (finger millet) upma

    Ragi (finger millet) upma

    Ingredients

    Ingredients

    Ingredients

    Ingredients

    Dry roast Ragi rava

    Dry roast Ragi rava

    Dry roast Ragi rava

    Dry roast Ragi rava

    Fry cashew nuts

    Fry cashew nuts

    Add carrot

    Add carrot

    Add carrot, French beans

    Add carrot, French beans

    Add carrot, French beans, onion

    Add carrot, French beans, onion

    Add carrot, French beans, onion, peas

    Add carrot, French beans, onion, peas

    Sauté till All become soft and translucent

    Sauté till All become soft and translucent

    pour water

    pour water

    boiling

    boiling

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    After drying water cover and cook on low flame

    After drying water cover and cook on low flame

    Ragi (finger millet) upma

    Ragi (finger millet) upma

    Ragi (finger millet) upma

    Ragi (finger millet) upma

  • India is a world largest producer of Ragi.
  • According to NDTV One of the forgotten millet is slowly resurfacing as latest super food.
  • It has amazing health benefits, people are not much aware about that it’s healthy but how?
  • This is natural wonder, is one of the best source of calcium, potassium, iron, phosphorus, minerals and amino acid.
  • I mean to say that, it is very-very good to include as a part of our food due to lots of protein and essential nutrients.
  • Ragi is indeed awesome….

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