Aval Upma / Flattened rice flakes mix:
Fresh to eat, easy to prepare, healthy to our body is toothsome Aval upma. Aval is otherwise known as poha or flattened rice flakes in English. Sometimes we are really confused what to prepare as special for breakfast, it should be a delicious and less time-consuming dish! choose this, store it in your mind as instant cooking. Many regions in India prepare this type for breakfast or snack time dish. It is an ideal dish for children too. Crunchiness of nuts and special aroma with ginger and capsicum, awesome taste .
Aval / Flattened rice – 2 cups Serves 3 to 4 person.
Green chillies-3 to 4
Ginger-1/2 tsp finely chopped or grated
Curry leaves-1 twig
Tomato -1 sliced
Capsicum (green)-1/2 chopped optional
Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
Mustard seeds-1 tsp
Urad dal-1 tsp
Channa dal -1 tsp
Pea nuts-2 tsp
Cashews broken-2 tsp
Wash two times and drain water completely with a strainer. Let it stay in the strainer.
Heat wide pan, add oil and season it with the above mentioned to temper ingredients. (golden yellow)
Add onion slices,ginger and green chilli saute for a while, mix salt and turmeric powder.
Now add tomato and cook till it leaves its skin.
Finally, add curry leaves and chopped capsicum stir for a while.
Add aval to the mixture, cook all together for 5 to 10 minutes over a medium flame.
Palatable aval upma is ready to serve.