Kambu Upma or Bajra Upma

Kambu Upma
Kambu Upma (Pearl Millet) is an easy recipe and it is good for health. It is a good food for diabetic patients too. I have already told the benefits of kambu in my earlier recipes. I have made this upma with few ingredients in a short time.
Kambu Upma or Bajra Upma

Let us see how to make Kambu Upma

Kambu Upma (Pearl Millet) Ingredients:
Kambu - 1 cup
Onion - 1
Green chilli - 3
Water - 3 cup
Curry leaves - few
Urad dal        - ¼ tsp
Mustard        - ¼ tsp
Cumin Seed - ¼ tsp
Salt       - to taste
Oil       - 3 tblsp

Kambu Upma or Bajra Upma

Kambu Upma (Pearl Millet)Method:
Clean the kambu. Grind kambu into big rava size. Don’t grind more. If you grind more, kambu will turn into Kambu flour.
Kambu Upma

 Chop onion and green chillies  lengthwise. Heat oil in a pressure cooker and add mustard, urad dal, cumin and curry leaves.
Kambu Upma

When they crackle add onion and green chilli and sauté. Add kambu rava and stir continuously for about five minutes.
Kambu Upma

Add 3 cups of water and salt and mix till the salt dissolves. Close the cooker and cook for 4 whistles.
Kambu Upma

 When the steam subsides open the cooker and stir well and serve with chutney or sambar.
If you want you can add ginger, coriander leaves and asafoetida for extra flavour.
If you don’t want to grind you can cook as it is.
If you want you can add vegetables too.
Kambu rava is available in Nilgiris.

Kambu Upma


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