December 9, 2010

Puffed Rice and Green Peas Upma

Ingredients :

Puffed Rice : 2 cups
Onion : 1
Tomato : 1
Fresh Green Peas (Shelled) : 1 1/2 tbsp
Green Chillies : 1 or 2
Mustard Seeds : 1/2 tsp
Chana Dal : 1/2 tsp
Urad Dal : 1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves : 1 stem
Fresh Coriander Leaves
Lemon Juice : 2 tsp (Optional)
Salt to taste
Oil : 1 tbsp

Method :

Soak the puffed rice in water for 2 minutes and drain it to remove all excess water and set aside. Peel and chop the onion into small pieces and keep it aside. Chop the tomato into pieces and set aside. Heat a tablespoon of in a vessel. Add the mustard seeds, chana dal and urad dal and let them splutter. When they start to splutter, add the curry leaves, chopped green chillies and chopped onion and fry for 2 minutes. Add the chopped tomato, green peas and little water and cover with a lid. Let it cook completely. Now add the soaked puffed rice, salt, coriander leaves and lemon juice. Mix well and turn off the flame. Serve hot.

Other Names : Borugulu Pachi Batani Upma, Puffed Rice and Fresh Peas Upma, Green Peas Buggani


  1. Nice and quick snack,addition of green pees and tomato is a new twit to it....Sounds n luks very delicious....

  2. easy n quick snack, bookmarked:)

  3. we Bengalis eat a lot of muri (puffed rice) but this is a new idea to make it special. very colourful.

  4. Puffed rice upma looks delicious.

  5. looks good,yummy n amazing....deli--------------cious

  6. Hey, wow, that is new. I made snacks out of puffed rice, but never knew could cook with it as well, lovely upma.

  7. Lovely fav,,its been long time,,not had this....I will also prepare ,,,,I also add turmaric for this upama..

  8. Easy and nice one...Sounds interesting.

  9. This is something new to me. I shall surely try it. I have never cooked puffed rice before. Thanks for sharing.


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