White Rawa/Rava/Suji/Sooji/Semolina- 1/2 cup
Grated beetroot - 1 small or add according to your taste
( You can puree the beetroot or pulse them in mixi)
Water-1 & 1/2 cups
Salt -to taste
Chopped onion -1/4
Curry and Coriander leaves-few
Chopped green chillies-3
Chopped ginger - 1/2 tsp
Ghee - 1 tsp
Mustard -1/2 tsp
Urad dhal & channa dal-each 1/4tsp
Cashew nuts - 6
Heat oil & temper it with above ingredients.
Add onion, green chillies, ginger, onion and few curry leaves and fry till slightly changes color.
Add the beetroot and fry till raw smell has disappeared.
Add rava and fry till light brown & switch off the flame.
Mean while heat water in a pan, when boils immediately pour it into the rava mixture add salt & stir it well to make sure there are no lumps.
Now switch on the flame, cover it with a lid and in low flame cook till all water has absorbed & rava is cooked well.
Switch off the flame & add ghee , coriander and curry leaves mix well & serve hot.
Always cook upma in low flame.
Water measurement differs according to the quality of rava.