Upma with Seven Grain Harvest Mix
Today's recipe is courtesy of my friend, a friend who is of actions more than words, a friend who is so selfless and can look beyond self. She was the first friend I made when I first came to US. A creative foodie who can wip up some awesome food with usual and unusual ingredients.I Always learn a thing or two every time we meet.
Today's recipe is made from Harvest mix found at Traders Joe, I am sure you can find these in local grocery stores as well.
1/2 Pack harvest blend
1/2 onion chopped
1 potato cubed
1/2 cup coconut
1/2 cup roasted peanuts
1 tbsp Mustard
1 tbsp cumin
8 - 10 curry leaves
2-3 green chilly (per taste)
1/4 inch ginger chopped finely
1-2 tbsp oil
1. Heat oil in a pan, when hot add all the seasoning ingredients and saute for a minute or two, then add onions and potato.
2. To this add water per package directions and allow it to boil then add salt, coconut and harvest blend.
3. Cover it with a lid and allow it cook.
4. Once it is done add the roasted peanuts and garnish with cilantro.
Serve it hot, Lemon juice can be sprinkled if you like.