Cornmeal Upma | How to make Cornmeal Upma

By Rita Arora  |  4th Apr 2016  |  
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About Cornmeal Upma Recipe

Roasted maize flour cooked with vegetables.

Cornmeal Upma is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Rita Arora teaches how to make Cornmeal Upma step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Cornmeal Upma in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 1 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Cornmeal Upma at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Cornmeal Upma takes 10 minutes for the preparation and 15 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Cornmeal Upma is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Cornmeal Upma is a good option for you. The flavour of Cornmeal Upma is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Cornmeal Upma and impress your family and friends.

Cornmeal Upma

Ingredients to make Cornmeal Upma

  • maize flour 1/2 cup
  • oil 3 tsp
  • asafoetida 1 pinch
  • mustard seeds 1/4 tsp
  • cumin seeds 1/4 tsp
  • curry leaves 5-6
  • Chopped ginger 1/2 tsp
  • Chopped green chilli 1
  • Chopped onion 1
  • 1/2 cup of chopped vegetables (carrot, cauliflower, peas)
  • salt to taste
  • Chopped coriander 1 tbsp
  • lemon juice 1 tbsp
  • Roasted peanuts 1 tbsp

How to make Cornmeal Upma

  1. Heat a pan add 1 tsp oil and cornmeal. Roast the cornmeal and take it out in a bowl.
  2. In the same pan, add 2 tsp of oil, asafoetida, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves, ginger, green chilli, onion and saute for 2 mins. Now add the mix of vegetables and a little bit of water. Cover the pan and cook for 2 mins.
  3. Open the lid, add 1 cup of water and salt. Let it boil, add the cornmeal and stir well.
  4. Then add coriander leaves, crushed roasted peanuts and lime juice.
  5. Serve it hot.

My Tip:

Don't overcook the vegetables.

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