Upma With Peanuts

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READY IN: 16mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    cups cream of wheat or 2 cups semolina
  • 2
    slices ginger, chopped
  • 12
    cup peanuts (try to get raw, otherwise roasted with skins on is Ok)
  • 1
    tablespoon Urad Dal
  • 12
    teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 -2
    dried red chilies or 1 teaspoon chili pepper flakes, to taste
  • 1
    cup mixed vegetables, chopped small
  • 3
    cups hot water, approximately
  • 1
    tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 3
    curry leaves (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a wok, mildly roast the cream of wheat or semolina with salt until it is just about to get brown. Remove from the wok when done.
  • In the wok, fry the peanuts until lightly browned. Add ginger, urad dal, mustard seeds and chili pepper. Continue cooking until the mustard seeds start to pop.
  • Cook vegetables to prefered doneness.
  • Add vegetables and curry leaves to the wok, mixing well.
  • Add in roasted cream of wheat and mix well.
  • With the heat on, pour water in stirring thoroughly until cream of wheat is no longer dry but is not soggy.
  • Serve while warm.
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