This upma is prepared with varagu rava known as kodo millet in English. It is gluten-free, highly nutritious, fiber rich and is very filling. It is easy to prepare and takes very less time to make this healthy upma. It is a popular South Indian breakfast item. Here I have add vegetables to the upma to make it healthy and tasty. Varagu rava upma can be made without veggies also. It is very easy to prepare too. These are some benefits of varagu rice and rava, so get the benefit in your life. Now to the recipe...
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Cuisine: South Indian
Recipe Type: breakfast
1. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add urad dal, red chillies and hing.When dal turns golden brown, add finely chopped onions, green chilli, ginger, curry leaves and sauté until onions turn transparent.
2. Then add all the vegetables (carrot, beans, peas and potato) and sauté for a few minutes. Add 1 1/2 cup of water and salt needed. When water starts boiling, lower the heat and add the millets stirring continuously. Cover and cook on low heat stirring from time to time.
Add scraped coconut while serving.