Ready in 45 minutes
Sooji (Upma) is a spicy mixture of Dahl (lentils) and Farina, this is a common side dish on Southern Indian tables.
Top-ranked recipe named "Sooji (Upma) - Indian Cream of Wheat"
Splutter (fry briefly) mustard seed in hot oil. Add urud dal and chiles and heat until urud dal is light brown. Remove from heat.
Saute onions and nuts until onions are cooked.
Microwave frozen peas. Don''t overcook.
Dry fry (toast) farina if desired. Add to 1-2 cups boiling water ; mixture should thicken fairly quickly and fluff up.
Stir in spices, onions and nuts, and peas. Squeeze lime or lemon over top and serve.
Adapted from recipe by Anitra Romfh 10/10/04
Note - Sooji is a coarser ground farina than is American Cream of Wheat.
Sooji is a coarser ground farina than is American Cream of Wheat.