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Saturday, November 5, 2011

Sprouts Upkari

(Simple breakfast and good for health)
1. Flattened rice (also called beaten rice) : 2 medium cup
2. Green gram : 1 medium cup ( soak overnight )
3. Green chili : 2-3 ( sliced )
4. Coconut Grated : ¼ cup
5. Salt : according to taste
6. Coriander leaves : finely chopped for garnishing
1. Ghee: 1 tbsp
2. Mustard seeds : ¼ tbsp
3. Urad dal : ¼ tbsp
4. Curry leaves : a bunch
5. Asafetida powder : a pinch
6. Turmeric powder : ¼ tbsp

1. Soak the beaten rice for 10 minutes prior the preparation ( drain the water)
2. Cook the soaked green gram in the cooker ( drain the water and you can use that healthy water by adding jaggery and little pepper powder it becomes a healthy drink )
3. Heat the pan for seasoning, add the ghee followed by mustard seeds , urad dal when it start spluttering add the curry leave along with turmeric powder and asafetida stir-fry in simmer flame .
4. Now add the green chilies and cooked green gram ,stir for few minutes
5. Add the beaten rice, grated coconut, salt and stir for 5 minutes.
6. Close the lid for few seconds, switch off the stove

Now garnish it with coriander leaves.

Note: If it is too spicy squeeze lemon on the garnish dish and mix well before serve


  1. Simple delicious home cooked dish..:) Loved it..

  2. Delicious and nutritious one!!
    Thanx for the follow at my space too..

  3. Delicious recipe, we love Indian food at home as we lived in New Delhi for 5 years. I am following you from Rome, Italy!

  4. thanks ciccia and namitha for having visited my blog