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Chawal Ka Upma Recipe

Chawal Ka Upma

Samvat ke chawal tempered and sauteed in ghee with potatoes to make a tasty Navratri dish. Perfect to satisfy your hunger pangs while fasting.

  • Total Cook Time 35 mins
  • Prep Time 05 mins
  • Cook Time 30 mins
  • Recipe Servings8
  • Easy

Ingredients of Chawal Ka Upma

  • 1 cup sanwat / parsai ke chawal (vrat wale chaawal - banyard millet)
  • 2 Tbsp ghee
  • 1 tsp zeera
  • 2 laung (cloves)
  • 2 chhoti elaichi (green cardamoms)
  • 1 small stick dalchini (cinnamon)
  • 1 large potato, diced small
  • 2 tsp sendha namak (white rock salt)
  • 1.2 tsp chilli powder
  • 3 cups water
  • Hara dhania (Coriander leaves) for garnish

How to Make Chawal Ka Upma

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Wash rice and keep aside.
Heat ghee and add zeera, laung, elaichi and the dalchini. When slightly coloured, add the potato and rice and stir fry till they look a bit fried.
Add salt, chilli powder and water and bring to a boil.
Lower the heat and simmer, covered, for about 15 minutes or till cooked through and the water is absorbed. Serve hot garnished with hara dhania.
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