SEMOLINA BREAKFAST DISHES


Today i want to share with you breakfast dishes with semolina/rawa/sooji/rulang.

These type of dishes are very light and cholesterol free.Semolina a power grain , from

durum wheat is very high in protein,no saturated fats  is a good breakfast  taken in any

form .Mostly Indian homes ,are veteran hands at this breakfast,but still some don’t get

the swelled  up soft texture.So i thought to share this familiar recipe with ,those of you

who don’t know to make these semolina/rawa dishes.

Here i would like to give you three types of breakfast dishes.

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UPPUMA

Ingredients

1 cup good quality roasted rawa

2.5 cups hot boiling water

1 onion or 10 small red onions(i prefer the small onions)

2 green chillies chopped

small piece ginger chopped

3/4 tsp.mustard seeds

1/2 tsp.gram dal (optional)

10-12 cashewnuts

curry leaves

3-4 tblsp.of oil/ghee

Heat  a wok ,add oil .When hot,add the mustard seeds and curry leaves.

Next add the cut onions,ginger,green chillies,gram dal/cashewnuts and saute till onion is

pink.Now add the rawa and mix for 5 minutes (Note:if you are using unroasted rawa

roast for a further 5 minutes).Lower the flame,add salt and water.Cover and  cook on a

slow fire for 5 minutes or till you see the rawa swell up.Remove cover.Increase the flame

and keep stiiring well without any lumps.  Serve with coconut chutney.Can be served with

sambhar too.Well i like it with sugar and banana….!

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2.This has the taste of pulao ,and made with vegetables…

Rawa Bhath

Ingredients

1 cup roasted semolina/rawa

2.5 cups hot water

1 tblsp.ginger -garlic paste

1 onion chopped fine

1 carrot chopped

6-7 beans chopped

2 green chillies chopped

1 tomato chopped fine

few mint leaves

1/2 tsp.cummin powder

1/2 tsp.chilli powder

3/4 tsp.garam masala powder

1/2 tsp saunf (fennel seeds)

1/4 tsp turmeric

salt to taste

few cashewnuts

Ghee/oil 1/4 cup

Heat ghee in a wok ,add saunf and onions with salt.Next add tomatoes,ginger-garlic paste

and the vegetables and cook well for about 7-8 minutes.Next add all the spices and the

rawa and mix well.Add hot water ,and cook the same way as for uppuma.

This can be served with raita or coconut chutney.

3.Rawa Ven Pongal (photo to be uploaded )

1 cup roasted rawa/semolina

1/2 cup moong dal (pasi payuru/green gram dal)

1-2 green chillies

2 tsp pepper

1 inch piece ginger

3 tsp cummin seeds

curry leaves

2 dry chillies

1/2 tsp.mustard seeds

a pinch of asoefoetida

1/2 tsp ulundu (optional)

salt to taste

Ghee

First coarsely grind the bold listed.

Heat oil in a wok,add the mustard seeds,dry chillies.asafoetida and ulundu.

Now add the coarse ground mixture,the rawa,the cooked dal and the water with salt.

Same as for cooking uppuma.This can be served with sambhar and chutney or only

chutney too.

Variations:You could add only boiled green peas ,or any type of peas and make like for

bhath.

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