Moth Beans Upma

26 Aug

Matki / Bobbarlu Upma


Rice Rawa 1 cup
Moth Beans / Bobbarlu 1/2 cup
Green Chiles 2
Ginger 1 inch piece
Salt to taste


Urad Dal 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/2 tsp
Broken Red Chiles 4
Curry Leaves few
Asafoetida a pinch
Oil 1 tbsp

Method of preparation:

Soak moth beans in water overnight.
Remove stems, wash and chop green chiles.
Wash, peel and mince the garlic.

Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When dal changes color, add green chiles and garlic.
Stir for few seconds and add soaked moth beans and 2 cups of water.
Boil the water for a minute, add rice rawa and salt.
Mix thoroughly and cook covered on low flame for about 5 – 10 minutes or until all the water is evaporated.
Serve hot with any mango pickle.

Notes: You can do the whole process in electric rice cooker. Rice rawa is nothing but ground raw rice. You can grind the raw rice but make sure not to powder the rice.

One Response to “Moth Beans Upma”

  1. amar August 26, 2008 at 11:29 pm #

    making upma with moth is agood idea. it turns nutritious also

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