Introduction: Sago Pearls Upma-An Energy Break Fast

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An energy booster with carbohydrates and protein as its main macro nutrients.

Step 1: Ingredients,seasoning and Garnishing

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Main Ingredients:
  1. Sago pearls
  2. Green peas
  3. Onion
  4. Carrot
For seasoning
  • Mustard
  • Cumin seeds
  • Black gram
  • Ground nuts
  • Curry leaves
  • Green chilies
  • Rock salt
  • Pinch of turmeric
  • Ginger

For garnishing
  • Coriander leaves
  • Carrot

Step 2: Make Pearls Ready to Cook

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  • Soak sago for 4 hours
  • Check whether it was smooth enough by pressing one sago with your fingers
  • If it is as shown in picture ,then it is ready to cook otherwise let it be for an other half hour and check it again.

Step 3: Make Veggies Ready

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  • Grate carrot,coconut and ginger
  • Cut onion vertically
  • Open green peas

Step 4: Seasoning

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  • Take table spoon oil in cooking pan
  • In it keep Black gram,cumin seeds, mustard and ground nuts
  • After a moment keep curry leaves and green mirchi
Let them fry for a minute

Step 5: Adding Onions and Spices

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  • Add cut onions, pinch of turmeric,rock salt as required
  • Mix them well for five minutes and add green peas

Step 6: Add Water

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  • Pour some water and keep a lid
  • Stir occasionally for approximate 3 minutes .

Step 7: Adding Other Veges

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  • Add grated carrot,coconut and ginger.
  • Fry them continuously for 2 minutes approx till golden brown.

Step 8: Add Pearls and Salt

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  • Add soaked pearls which are ready and add normal salt as required.
  • Stir well till all are mixed.
  • Sago pearls upma is ready.

Step 9: Garnish and Serve

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Take it in a plate,garnish with carrot and coriander leaves to serve.


mboracci (author)2014-01-18

My father spoke of nothing but upma, when speaking of Indian food. He has since passed on. In his honour I am going to pass you recipe to my wife, who is an excellent cook, to prepare.

suvarna lakshmi (author)mboracci2014-01-19


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