Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Bulghur wheat upma

Bulghur wheat is very nutritious and is an excellent source of vitamins and minerals.

This dish is healthy and wholesome and diabetic-friendly.


1 cup - bulghur wheat

2 cups - water

1tsp - mustard seeds

1 tsp - split urad dal

1 tsp - channa dal

2 tbsp - oil

2 - green chillies

1 medium sized onion

1/2 cup vegetables - a combination of carrot,beans,peas(I used frozen vegetables)

salt - to taste


Heat oil in a pan.When the oil is hot,add mustard seeds.When they splutter add urad dal and channa dal.

When they become slightly brown add onions and green chillies.Wait till the onions become translucent.

Then add 2 cups of water and salt according to taste.When the water starts boiling add the bulghur wheat.

Simmer and stir for 2 minutes.Then close the pan with a lid and let it cook on slow fire.

In between keep on stirring once in a while.

When the bulghur wheat is cooked switch off the fire.

Serve with a pickle.

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