Sooji (Upma) - Indian Cream of Wheat

Sooji (Upma) - Indian Cream of Wheat

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Sooji (Upma) is a spicy mixture of Dahl (lentils) and Farina, this is a common side dish on Southern Indian tables.


Ingredients

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1 tablespoon Vegetable oil
1 tablespoon urud dal
1 teaspoon Mustard seed
2 dry red chile
1 tablespoon Vegetable oil
1 Onion; chopped
1/2 cup cashew nuts or pieces
1/2 cup frozen peas; or more (to taste)
1 cup sooji; (Indian Cream of wheat)
1/2 tsp Salt

Original recipe makes 4

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Preparation

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.

Notes

Sooji is a coarser ground farina than is American Cream of Wheat.

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Sooji is a coarser ground farina than is American Cream of Wheat.
dietitian 4 years ago
Sooji is a coarser ground farina than is American Cream of Wheat. [I posted this recipe.]
promfh 9 years ago
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