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Avarekalu akkitari uppittu?avarekalu upma with rice and coconut?a speciality of karnataka

Main Dish
2 servings
15 min
30 min
Very Easy

Ingredients

Number of serving: 2
1 cup raw rice (any brand)

3-4 spoons pigeon peas/arhar dal

1 cup avarekalu

1 cup fresh coconut

3-4 tablespoons chopped cilantro

7-8 green chilies finely chopped

2-3 strings of curry leaves finely chopped

oil to cook

2 teaspoons mustard seeds

3 tablespoons mix of urad and chana dal (black lentil and bengal gram)

salt to taste

a dash of ghee for taste

Preparation

  • Grind together the rice and pigeon pea to a semolina like texture.
  • Heat oil add the mustard, followed by the urad-chana dal, roast till golden brown in color. Now add the chopped chilies, curry leaves and cilantro.
  • Add the rice-dal powder and saute them in oil for a few minutes. Add the avarekalu and mix.
  • Add freshly grated coconut and mix properly. Add the salt and mix again. Keep about 4 cups of water to boil.
  • Add water gradually and keep mixing, add water based on the quality of rice. Cover and cook till done.
  • Mix a large spoon of clarified butter/ghee before serving.

Photos

Avarekalu Akkitari Uppittu?Avarekalu Upma with rice and coconut?a speciality of Karnataka, photo 1Avarekalu Akkitari Uppittu?Avarekalu Upma with rice and coconut?a speciality of Karnataka, photo 2Avarekalu Akkitari Uppittu?Avarekalu Upma with rice and coconut?a speciality of Karnataka, photo 3




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