September 22, 2011

Cornmeal Tomato Upma / Bhath

Ingredients :

Cornmeal : 1 cup
Water : 2 cups
Ripe Tomatoes : 2 medium sized
Green Chillies : 2 - 3
Dried Red Chilli : 1
Curry Leaves : 1 sprig
Mustard Seeds : 1/2 tsp
Handful of Cashews or peanuts
Chana Dal : 1 tsp
Urad Dal : 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil : 2 tbsp

Method :

Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan and add the mustard seeds, chana dal and urad dal and let them splutter. Add the chopped green chillies, cashews, red chillies and curry leaves and fry for 2 minutes. Then add the finely chopped tomatoes. Cover and cook till the tomatoes are pulpy. Meanwhile, dry roast the cornmeal for a couple of minutes and set aside. Add water to the tomato mixture and bring to a boil. Reduce the flame to low, add the salt and roasted cornmeal and mix well. Cover with a lid and cook until soft and done. Switch off the heat and serve with fresh yogurt or coconut chutney.

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I am sending this recipe to "WWC - Cornmeal For Breakfast Event" hosted by
Anu and started by Sanjeeta.


  1. nice idea wid cornmeal...whr do u get cornmeal?? u use corn rawa or corn meal?

  2. Great idea to use cornmeal. Looks delicious.

  3. nice idea Hari.. I have some at home and I am sure I can make this !

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  4. i love it! looks so authentic :)

  5. Very innovative upma idea you have given me chandana. thanks for sharing

  6. Interesting and delicious upma..

  7. Very Innovative......must have tasted great. Thanks for sharing.

  8. have never tried corn meal before...this is a great idea

  9. Corn meal upma sounds soo interesting!!i wud love to try it!!

  10. A nice and interesting recipe..looks yum

  11. Omg, wat a fabulous upma,seriously makes me hungry..

  12. What a lovely color. Looks very appetizing!!!

  13. Very innovative upma & looks delicious!!! Did you use the cornmeal flour or rawa?? I have actually never seen rava..if avaible that is..All ive ever used is the flour..
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  14. OMG! you won't believe me...I just posted a cornmeal recipe and linked it to my ongoing event....

    If you would like to you can link this recipe to my event.....awesome upma dear!

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  15. A very good tasty it.


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