Feb 11, 2013

Macaroni Upma

Macaroni Upma

A delicious breakfast dish or serve as an evening snack, made of boiled macaroni, seasoning and grated coconut.

Serves: 2


For macaroni:

1 ¼ cup / 250 ml macaroni – any leading brand (Please measure in Indian standard measuring cup of 200 ml / 8 oz capacity)

Cook macaroni as per the packet instructions.

For seasoning:

1 tablespoon oil

1 teaspoon mustard seeds

½ teaspoon jeera (cumin seeds)

¼ teaspoon urad dal

2 green chilli, slit lengthwise

4  - 6 curry leaves

1/4 teaspoon chopped ginger

Boiled macaroni

1/2 teaspoon salt

3 tablespoon grated coconut


Heat oil in a frying / karahi on medium heat. Add mustard seeds. When they crackle, add add jeera and urad dal. Fry on a low heat for 1 minute until fragrant.

Add slit green chilli, curry leaves and chopped ginger. Fry on a low heat until fragrant and crisp.

Add boiled macaroni and adjust salt to taste (you can also add boiled vegetables, boiled mutter along with macaroni.. carrot / French beans..) Cover with a lid and cook on a low heat for 5 minutes.

 Finally add grated coconut and mix well. Stir continuously for 2 minutes until macaroni well combined with grated coconut. Serve hot with aloo bhujia / Namkeen / Mixture / Fruit juice or a plain snack with tea / coffee. Highly recommending to consume immediately.

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