Sunday, 15 November 2015

borugula upma - uggani recipe - pori upma - puffed rice upma

Uggani Recipe or Borugula Upma or Puffed rice upma is one of the quick and easy south indian breakfast varieties, popular in Rayalaseema region of Andhra. Also called as Pori Upma in Maharashtra, Mandakkai Oggarne in Karnataka.

 borugula upma - uggani recipe

Puffed rice Upma is called as maramaralu or pelalu or borugulu upma in Telugu. It is also a popular snack being sold by roadside vendors using puffed rice. Mirchi bajji is a great combination, papads and fryums suit best sides for uggani.

Ingredients for Borugula Upma - Uggani Recipe

1. Puffed Rice - 5 cups
2. Peanuts or Roasted Channa Dal - 1/2 cup
3. Onions - 1 
4. Tomato - 1
5. Green Chilli - 3
6. Curry Leaves - 2 to 3 strands
7. Coriander Leaves - 2 to 3 tbsps
8. Spring onion leaves - 2 to 3 tbsps
9. Lemon Juice - 1 to 2 tsps
10. Salt - To taste
11. Red Chilli Powder - 1 n 1/2 tsps
12. Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
13. Rasam Powder - 1 tsp (Optional)
14. Oil - 3 tbsps
15. Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp
16. Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp

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How to make borugula upma recipe - pori upma - puffed rice upma

1. Take puffed rice in a strainer and run water over it by stirring it gently
2. Run water till each Puffed rice grain becomes moist, and the ssshhh sound subsides. Take care the rice should not become mushy as shown in the below pic


3. Dry roast peanuts and coarsely grind it (If using roasted channa dal, no need to roast it again, directly grind channa dal to a coarse powder). Grinding coarsely gives a great taste while eating instead of grinding to a fine powder
4. Heat Oil in a kadai, add mustard and cumin seeds, when they splutter add green chillies, onions, curry leaves and spring onion leaves

5. Fry for a minute, add tomatoes, turmeric powder, salt, red chilli powder, rasam powder and mix well
6. When tomatoes turn mushy, add puffed rice and mix gently

pori upma - puffed rice upma

7. Add peanut or channa dal powder which ever you use and give it a gentle stir
8. Finally add lemon juice and coriander leaves
9. Fuming Uggani recipe (borugula upma) with mirchi bajji or papads or fryums tastes awesome