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Jowar upma is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Jowar upma by parveen has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 3 peoples. You can find Jowar upma at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Jowar upma takes 08 hour for the preparation and 40 mins for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Jowar upma is a good option for you. The flavour of Jowar upma is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Jowar upma on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Jowar upma recipe on the page below.
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Ingredients (240 ml cup used)

  • ¾ cup jowar
  • 1 cup water to pressure cook
  • oil as needed
  • ½ to ¾ tsp cumin / jeera
  • ½ to ¾ tsp mustard
  • 1 to 1 ½ tsp urad dal
  • a pinch of hing
  • 1 small onion sliced
  • 2 to 3 green chilies slit
  • 1 tsp ginger chopped (optional)
  • ¾ cup mixed veggies chopped finely
  • salt as needed
  • turmeric as needed
  • fresh grated coconut as desired (upto ¼ cup)

How to make the recipe

  1. Wash and soak jowar for at least 8 hours. Drain and add 1 cup water and pressure cook for 2 whistles on medium flame with little turmeric. 1 more whistle on a low flame.
  2. When the pressure settles down, fluff up.
  3. Heat a pan with oil, allow cumin and mustard to crackle. Add urad dal, saute until golden.
  4. Fry chilies, onions and ginger.
  5. When the onions turn soft, add mixed veggies and saute for 2 mins.
  6. Cover and cook until soft done. If needed sprinkle some water and cook.
  7. Add salt and turmeric. Stir.
  8. Add cooked jowar, coconut and mix.
  9. Stir well and saute for 2 mins.
  10. Add lemon juice and coriander leaves.

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