Coconut oil - 3 tsp
Mustard - 1 tsp
Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
Channa dal - 1/4 tsp
Red chillies -1
Hing - a generous pinch
Curry leaves few
Sona masoori rice / raw rice - 1 cup
Thoor dal/Thur dal - 1/8 cup
Pepper - 1/2 tsp
Jeera - 1/2 tsp
Grated coconut - 1 tbsp
Water - 3 & 1/2 cups
Wash the rice twice and spread it on a cloth for it to dry may be 15 minutes.
Dry grind to a rava consistency and keep it aside.
You can also slightly dry roast the rice and grind it coarse .
Dry grind dal,pepper and jeera also to rava consistency,mix it with rice rava and keep it ready
Heat a pressure cooker add oil and temper it with above ingredients.
Now pour the water add salt and grated coconut when it starts to boil reduce flame and add the dal rice mixture and stir it to make sure there are no lumps.
You can also make this upma in a kadai.for time saving i have used pressure cooker.
Close it with a lid and leave a whistle and switch off the stove.
Open the lid add 1 tsp of coconut oil few curry leaves mix and serve hot with any chutney.
a) The rice/dal mixture can be stored in fridge and its handy to make arisi upma.
b) Make sure its a coarse rava consistency.
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