Jain Upma Recipe

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1 cup semolina (not too fine)
1/4 cup broken roasted peanuts
7-8 raisins
1 tsp. urad dal
1/2 tsp. mustard seeds
1 stalk curry leaves
3 green chillies chopped
2 tbsp. oil
1 tbsp. lemon juice
salt to taste
3 cups boiling water
1 tsp. coriander chopped

Heat oil in a heavy pan.
Add the raisins, mustard seed, dal and peanuts and fry on low till light golden.
Add the green chillies and curry leaves.
Add the semolina and stir continuously till the semolina gives out a nice aroma.
Takes about 7-8 minutes to roast the semolina on low.
Add the salt and stir. Carefully pour in 3 cups boiling water and stir well.
Use a long handled ladle for stirring to keep away from the spluttering.
If it feels too dry , add more water and stir.
Keep on low and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
Add lemon juice and mix well.
Mould into a greased cup and unmould onto serving plate.
Garnish with Coriander leaves.
Serve hot with steaming coffee or tea.
Can accompany with Malaka Podi (Chutney powder)

Making Time: 20 minutes

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2 thoughts on “Jackfruit Jam

  1. Praveen Kumar said on August 29, 2018 at 12:03 pm

    Yes, you can def make your own ghee from butter.

    As as substitute for Jaggery, you can use Dark Brown Sugar or Muscovado Sugar or Mexican Piloncillo.

  2. Patricia Green said on August 28, 2018 at 11:04 pm

    I live in Mexico is piloncillo or mascabado sugar a good substitute for jaggery? Can I make my own ghee from butter? Thanks

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