Tribal cuisine: Gurji Upma

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Little millet (Gurji) Upma

Sabnam Aferin

Ingredients

  1. Little millet rice – 200 gm
  2. Onion – 1 pc
  3. Beans – 100 gm
  4. Ginger – 1 inch
  5. Black gram – 5 gm
  6. Oil / ghee – 50 gm
  7. Salt – as per taste
  8. Tomato – 1 pc
  9. Turmeric powder – as required
  10. Green chili- 4 to 5 pc
  11. Curry leaves – 1 branch

Preparation Method

  • Clean the little millet rice and keep it aside in a bowl.
  • Chop green chili, onion , tomato and beans and keep it in a separate bowl.
  • Grate ginger and keep aside.
  • Take a pan and heat oil till it becomes hot.
  • Add Black gram to the pan. Stir fry till they become light brown.
  • Add grated ginger, curry leaves, onion and greenchilli and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes in a low flame.
  • Add  chopped beans, chopped tomatoes and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add salt, turmeric powder, water and sauté for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • When the water starts to boil, add little millet rice .
  • Cover the pan and cook for about 10 to 15 minutes in a low flame till water is absorbed and  millet looks cooked.
  • Served with Sambar or chutney .

Note:- You can add other  vegetables as per your choice.

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