PUFFED RICE UPMA
Puffed rice -- 200 gms
Oil -- 4-5 tablespoons
Split Black gram (Urad dal) -- 1 teaspoon
Peanuts -- 2-3 tablespoons (optional)
Green chilies -- 3 (slit)
Mustard seeds -- 1 teaspoon
Turmeric powder -- 1/2 teaspoon
Curry leave -- few
Asafoetida -- 1 pinch
Onion -- 1 (optional) (chopped)
Sugar -- 1/4 teaspoons
salt to taste
Coconut -- 1/3 cup (grated)
Coriander leaves -- 3 tablespoons (chopped)
Soak puffed rice in water.
Heat oil in a pan and add urad dal.(and peants)
When the dal is little brownish add mustard seeds and let them crackle.
Add green chilies, curry leaves, turmeric powder and asafoetida.
Stir for a couple of minutes.(now add onion and fry until onions are cooked)
Squeeze out the excess water from the puffed rice and add it to the the pan. Sprinke coconut, coriander leaves, sugar and salt. Mix all the ingredients nicely and leave it on low flame for a couple of minutes,stirring occasionally.
Serve hot garnished with more coconut and coriander leaves.