Puri Upma/ mandakki oggarne /puffed rice upma or kadle puri uppitu popular Breakfast dish in South India. It is a delicious light breakfast recipe or a evening snack,puri uppitu is a very popular dish in Karnataka it is prepared by soaked puffed rice with onion,tomato,chopped coriander leaves,mint leaves …finally a powder of roasted gram is added which gives a special taste to upma.It is a easy to prepare breakfast which is loved by all age groups,it is served with a combination of puffed rice upma with menasinakai bajji/mirchi bajji which makes a yummy combination.
Preparation time – 15 min
Cooking time – 10 min
Serves – 4
Puffed rice/puri/mandakki – 2 ltr
Mustard seeds – 1tsp
Onion – 3 no’s chopped
Tomato – 2 no’s chopped
Coriander leaves – 1 bunch chopped
Mint leaves – 1 bunch chopped
Green chillies – 5 no’s chopped
Curry leaves – 3 springs
Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil to fry
Grated coconut – 1/2 cup
Roasted gram powder – 4 tbs
Take a kadai heat it by adding oil in it ,when oil is hot add mustard seeds when it begins to crackle add chopped green chillies,curry leaves,stir fry
Add chopped onions fry till translucent,add chopped coriander leaves and mint leaves
Fry till the raw smell goes,add chopped tomatoes fry for a while
Add turmeric powder and salt to taste mix altogether
Soak/Wash and drain the water of puffed rice/mandakki with a strainer add it to the above mixture and mix altogether properly add grated coconut close the lid of the kadai and cook in a low flame for 3 min
Finally add powdered roasted gram powder once again mix altogether.
Puffed rice upma is ready to be served.