Samba ravai upma

Wheat Rava is also known as Godhumai Rava or samba rava in tamil and dalia in hindi & is an excellent source of fiber and is also low in cholesterol.Wheat  Rava Upma is a simple and healthy breakfast. Its not only healthy, but also a filling breakfast recipe. You can also add vegetables to make it more delicious and nutritious.

Samba Sooji – 2 cups

Onion – 1

Shredded coconut – 1/2 cup

Water – 4 cups

For tempering

Oil – 2 tbsp

Urad dhal – 1 tsp

Channa dhal – 1 tsp

Curry leaves – few

Red chillies – 2

Salt – As required

  • Measure the samba ravai and water and keep it aside.
  • Now add oil and splutter mustard seeds. Once they crack, add channa dhal and urad dhal. When they turn brown, add red chillies and curry leaves.
  • Now add the onions and saute until they turn golden brown.
  • Add water, salt and allow it to boil.
  • When they start to boil, add samba ravai and mix without forming any lumps.
  • Continusly stir so that they donot stick to the bottom.
  • Add shredded coconut  and then mix well.
  • Finally add the coconut oil to enhance the flavour and also to make upma soft.
  • Serve it with sugar or any pickle.

Note: If you are not going to add onion, add asafoetida.

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