Nutritious Upma Recipe

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1/2 cup broken wheat or wheat germ
1/2 cup broken jowar (pearl millet)
1 tbsp. toasted white rolled oats
4-5 cashewnuts, broken
1 onion finely chopped
1 tomato finely chopped
1 stalk curry leaves
2 green chillies finely chopped
1 tbsp. coriander leaves finely chopped
1 lemon juice extracted and strained
1/2 tsp. each mustard & cumin seeds
2 pinches asafetida powder
1/4 tsp. turmeric powder
salt to taste
1 tbsp. oil


Dry roast both wheat germ and jowar, in a heavy pan, for two minutes.
Allow to cool, Pressure cook roasted wheat and jowar together in 2 cups water.
Approx. 2 whistles are required to cook the broken granules.
Remove and allow to cool, keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan, add seeds, curryleaves, chillies, allow to splutter.
Add onions, tomatoes, stirfry for two minutes.
Add rolled oats, strained pressurecooked mixture.
Add turmeric, salt, lemon juice, coriander.
Cover and cook on low, till is fluffy, and excess moisture evaporates.
Serve hot with a cold iced tea or as a hot snack by itself.

Note: For those who prefer bland dishes, just omit the chillies, and proceed. It turns out equally tasty, even without the chillies.

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3 thoughts on “Cheese Corn Balls

  1. Praveen Kumar said on May 9, 2017 at 4:21 pm

    You can use standard Britannia cheese that you get in the super market.

  2. Radhika said on May 8, 2017 at 12:28 pm

    Which cheese did you use?

  3. Maniparna Sengupta Majumder said on September 29, 2014 at 1:34 pm

    Sounds delicious…will try it out sometime… 🙂

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