Couscous Upma-Indian Style
Prep Time : 10 mins
Recipe Category: Breakfast-Dinner
Recipe Cuisine: Indian
Instant Couscous – 3/4 cup
Salt -1/4 tsp
Water -1 1/2 cup
Onion – 2 medium size
Green chilli – 2 finely chopped
Ginger – 1 inch piece (peeled and chopped)
Salt as needed
Beans – 1/4 cup chopped
Carrot – 1/4 cup chopped
Potato – 1/4 cup chopped
Cauliflower florets- 1/3 cup
Green Peas – 1/3 cup
Capsicum – 1/3 cup chopped
For the seasoning
Oil – 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Urad dal – 1 tsp
Coriander leaves – 2 tbsp finely chopped
Take couscous in a bowl. Add 1/4 tsp salt to it.
Bring water to rolling boil. Add to the couscous, mix well and keep it covered for 10 minutes.
After 10-15 minutes – fluff couscous with a fork and our plain couscous is ready.
Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and urad dal, when dal turns golden brown, add onion, green chillies, ginger and curry leaves.
Saute on medium heat until onions turn transparent.
Add potatoes, carrots and beans. Mix well, sprinkle water and cook covered, stirring in between until the vegetables are soft but not mushy.
Once the vegetables are soft, add the cauliflower florets, peas, capsicum and salt needed. Mix and cook for another 3-4 minutes. See to it that you do not overcook the capsicum.
Add the couscous and mix gently.
Garnish with coriander leaves and enjoy it hot. You can have any chutney or pickle as a side dish for this or enjoy it as such.
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what is coscous is this கசகசா as white granules wich we add to masala dishes to give flavour
It is not kasa kasa. Couscous is a type of North African semolina in granules made from crushed durum wheat.Kindly check out my post on how to cook couscous for more details.
hai padhu please tellme how to prepare kuzhipaniyaram using paniyaram kadai i am having indalium kadai it is not coming in proper shape..
by aishwarya venkateswaran
If you do not have paniyaram pan, then try this kadai method. Check my Sweet appam recipe in which I have used a small kadai to make appams
Excellent.. Thank you for this recipe!
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Does it have texture like wheat upma?