*Add 1 cup finely chopped fresh coriander leaves.
*Stir in a cut-up tomato or leftover vegetables: green beans, carrots, or potatoes are all good. These may also be added to the pot raw, when you pour in the water, so that they cook along with the grain. This makes a great one-dish meal.
This flavourful cracked wheat dish was our first exposure to South Indian cuisine, and it remains one of our favourites.
Uppuma is popular in most of India for high tea, but it is quite suitable for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
"Found these recipes in an old book of my mum's from the 70's (her vegetarian phase as she calls it...) - 'Laurel's Kitchen - A Handbook for Vegetarian Cookery and Nutrition'. Lots of good, simple, interesting food!"
posted by ingrid