Millet Upma

 

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Millets are a group of small-seeded grasses, widely grown around the world as or grains for both human food and fodder. Millets are important crops in Asia and Africa.

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Ingredients

1 glass of millet

1 teaspoon coconut oil

½ teaspoon ghee

1 sprig curry leaf

2 green chillies chopped

1 onion chopped

½ teaspoon mustard seeds

3 teaspoons grated coconut

Salt to taste

2 cups of boiled water

Method

• Wash the millet thoroughly 3 to 4 times to remove the impurities.

• Keep a pan over the low flame.

• Pour coconut oil and ghee into the pan.

• Add mustard seeds. Let it pop in the oil

. • Add chopped onion, chopped chilli, and curry leaves to the pan. Sauté them. (You can add chopped vegetables like carrot, beans etc.)

• When they become light brown, add washed millet to the pan and stir it for 2 to 3 minutes.

• Add boiled water and salt and stir well.

• Close the pan with a lid and cook the upma in a low flame.

• Open the lid and stir the upma.

• Add grated coconut, stir well and close the pan with a lid. Keep the pan in low flame for 2 seconds. Now open the lid and stir well.

• Serve hot.

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