how to make upma

Bhutte ka kees recipe- Grated corn upma – Easy corn recipes

I buy corn quite often as my son loves it.I roast the corn directly on fire and coat them with spices and lemon juice and he loves it this way. Sometimes I microwave the corn for a few minutes and then serve it. I have also tried pakode/fritters with corn and posted it before. A couple of years ago in India , I used to buy lot of sweet corns and bring back home. They used to sell fresh from the farms near a place I worked. I really miss the farm fresh fruits and vegetables we used to get…

 

Oats upma recipe – Easy breakfast recipes

As I said before , I got a variety of wholegrains during my shopping to Mustafa. I have already posted with quinoa and I used quinoa in a variety of forms and also in place of rice. I will be posting some recipes with millets which is another grain I have been using. I also got a packet of steel cut oats. I have been using oats in my cooking for a long time and I have posted many recipes with it. This steel cut oats has a hard texture and takes little more time to cook than the usual…

 

Tomato Quinoa – Easy recipes with Quinoa

In an attempt to lose weight and get fitter after my surgery, we have been trying to switch over to healthier food and have been avoiding/reducing high carbs, oil and spice in our diet. My hubby has also been giving me company in this attempt. So we have been avoiding rice and taking more of whole grains and high fiber food. We went shopping to Mustafa especially for buying different kinds of wholegrains. Mustafa has been stocking every kind of food grains nowadays. You think of it and its there!!!So we got a few packets of quinoa, millet, beans,steel cut…

 

Chapati Upma – Chapati noodles recipe- Chilli Chapati- left over chapatis recipe

This in another post in my drafts, so I thought of posting it today. I have slowly started with a little bit of routine cooking . My family has been missing my cooking. I feel quite happy that my family enjoy the food cooked by me. The other day, when I served my son some food which I cooked after a long time , he said “mummy, I like only your food”:)So, when I think of the time some ten years back, when I did not know how to cook at all. It feels proud that I have come a…

 

Rava semiya khichdi – Upma varieties – Easy breakfast recipes

This is another post which was drafted before my India trip and decided to post today as I found some time for myself. I did not want the whole month to go without a post. Its somewhat going to be irregular again for sometime, but I do want to come back with a bang and how I wish to do a post almost everyday!!I just love blogging!! This is a normal everyday recipe for our most frequently made breakfasts. But I sometime combine the duo – semolina and vermicelli adding loads of vegetables making a simple and light dinner for…

 

Palak upma recipe – Spinach upma- Easy Breakfast recipes

This year is coming to an end soon. The last week of this year. The holidays will be coming to an end. The schools will be reopening next week. So much of excitement and nervousness around now. Things will be busier again. No more of relaxing or rather lazy days!! We have been going out during the weekends. The weekdays are always busy with the kids around. So I did not spend more time in the kitchen. The food preparation has been really normal – healthy but not time consuming. I love making different varieties of upma for our weekend…

 

How to make Couscous upma – Upma recipes- Recipes with coucous

I have seen so many recipes with couscous in the net,but never bookmarked any.But,I always wanted to try it.When shopping , I found a packet and immediately bought it. Later I never found the time for it and kept searching for some easy recipes to use up the packet. One day, in the foodgawker , I saw a recipe of making couscous at home. I was quite interested in the post. I realised it wasn’t very easy to make at home. But generally it was semolina which is cooked by steaming. So then, I decided to make the popular upma…

 

Masala bread upma recipe– Easy Bread recipes–easy breakfast ideas

This is again one of my mother’s recipes.She used to make this couple of times especially when we were hungry in the evening, that is before the dinner time. Actually I never tried making it, though my sister makes it every now and then. She has made it even when she had come to my place in Singapore. When I was is college, my family had to go to our native place. I was staying alone as I could not go perhaps because of exams. These were those days when I did not know how to cook anything. My sister…

 

Corn upma – easy breakfast recipes- corn recipes

There are still some days when we just have bread,oats or cornflakes for breakfast,though beginning of the year, I had decided to make proper filling breakfast as it is considered the most important meal of the day. So I do make idli/dosa/adai batters regularly or sometimes its poha or upma. I also make instant dosas a lot nowadays with atta,rice flour,rava, ragi, sorghum, oatmeals etc.So most of the days we do have satisfying breakfast. I need to get more organized and plan before hand as the twosome manage to keep me quite busy always and I am glad I am…