Thursday, October 11, 2012

Mushroom & Red Rice Flakes Upma

Rice flakes aka aval is a must in my pantry, i love to cook with this rice flakes. I have already posted many variety of foods with these rice flakes in my space. When i choosed Upma for this week's blogging marathon,i know that i'll be surely making my favourite aval upma but definitely not the usual one. I grabbed a packet of red rice flakes during my last visit to Indian grocery.I used those healthy red rice flakes for making this wonderful looking upma with some chopped button mushrooms. This upma turned out awesome and we simply enjoyed with some coconut chutney.A wonderful,filling upma to enjoy either for breakfast or for dinner,check out the other marathoners running this 21st edition here.




1cup Red rice flakes/ Sivappu aval
1/4cup Button mushrooms (chopped)
1no Onion (big & chopped)
1/2tsp Mustard seeds
1/2tsp Urad dal
1tsp Channa dal
1/2tsp Turmeric powder
2nos Dry red chillies
2nos Green chillies (chopped)
Few curry leaves
Salt
Oil

Soak the red rice flakes in water for few seconds and drain the water completely,keep aside.

Heat enough oil, let splutters mustard seeds, urad dal,channadal,dry red chillies,curry leaves, add immediately the chopped onions, chopped green chilies and cook until the onions turns transculent..

Now add the chopped mushroom, saute them for few seconds.

Finally add the turmeric powder, salt and add the already washed red rice flakes.

Cook everything in medium flame for few minutes and put off the stove..

Serve warm with some spicy coconut chutney...

47 comments:

divya said... Reply To This Comment

hmm..yummy yum yum:)

radha said... Reply To This Comment

Nice and different. It would be unusual but yet tasty!

Laavanya said... Reply To This Comment

I've never thought to combine mushrooms and aval... nice twist.

Sreevalli E said... Reply To This Comment

Nice & healthy recipe..

Shabitha Karthikeyan said... Reply To This Comment

Never tried adding mushrooms to aval upma. Will try it soon. Good one Priya !!

Saraswathi Tharagaram said... Reply To This Comment

Delicious and easy Pulao..great dish for pot luck!

ramya anand said... Reply To This Comment

Addition of mushroom in upma!sounds delicious..

The Pumpkin Farm said... Reply To This Comment

using red rice flakes is nice...i have some with me..would love to try this recipe

Swathi Iyer said... Reply To This Comment

Priya, I love your ideas of innovating the recipes. Looks delicious.

Kaveri Venkatesh said... Reply To This Comment

Aval is one of he must ingredients in my pantry too
Aval with a combination of Oats..sounds very interesting..looks yum

Satya said... Reply To This Comment

poha looks wonderful...feel like to grab some
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Sanoli Ghosh said... Reply To This Comment

Irresistible upma made by rice flakes, very new to me dear. very flavourful too.

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Hamaree Rasoi said... Reply To This Comment

I have never used red rice flakes ,umpa with this sounds delicious...

Nivedhanams Sowmya said... Reply To This Comment

Lovely upuma!!
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Nandini said... Reply To This Comment

Very healthy and nutritious Upma!

Akila said... Reply To This Comment

Looks so lovely

Shweta in the Kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

Love the combinations you come up with, truly innovative

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Sangeetha Nambi said... Reply To This Comment

Real healthy one !!!
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Srivalli Jetti said... Reply To This Comment

That's a nice version of upma!..wow..

Kalpana Sareesh said... Reply To This Comment

can never ever think of such an unique combo..

Sayantani said... Reply To This Comment

such a healthy twist to the regular dish. looks wonderful.

thoushaltcook said... Reply To This Comment

I can see myself chomping away happily on a rainly day :) Love the dish

Divya Pramil said... Reply To This Comment

Wow what an innovation Priya :)
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Swasthi said... Reply To This Comment

mushrooms for this upma is something i never even thought of. thanks for sharing! looks great!

Alessandra said... Reply To This Comment

Can you believe that I didn't know rice flakes? Thank you for showing me.

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PT said... Reply To This Comment

delicious preparation..

Happy Cook / Finla said... Reply To This Comment

The only way i had at aval is the sweet ones, it is only after starting to blog i knew aobut the savoury one :-) and this looks so good.

Shanthi said... Reply To This Comment

Wow. Unimaginable twist to an upma

Jay said... Reply To This Comment

wow...drooooooling recipe ..
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Lizy said... Reply To This Comment

sounds delish and flavorful..

Kanchana Radhakrishnan said... Reply To This Comment

healthy upma.

Vidhya said... Reply To This Comment

Love this quick fix upma .

Julie said... Reply To This Comment

Very delicious & yummy upma:)
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PriyaVaasu said... Reply To This Comment

Looks Divine!!! i always have the problem of over-soaking the flakes and as a result get a gooey upma!!!
:(

S.Menaga said... Reply To This Comment

such a unique combo,looks very nice!!

Vijayalakshmi Dharmaraj said... Reply To This Comment

hey priya its so tempting dear...
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PJ said... Reply To This Comment

I too love rice flakes but somehow never got to cook with red rice flakes. Nice recipe with mushroom and red rice flakes..

Amina Khaleel said... Reply To This Comment

innovative recipe... looks delicious..

Jayanthi said... Reply To This Comment

Thats really a nice idea to use red rice flakes...upma looks yum!

Saraswathy Balakrishnan said... Reply To This Comment

looks really gd and feeling hungry..will dig in rite away:)

Elisabeth said... Reply To This Comment

Creative and yummy combination for the upma, with the red rice flakes!

mykitchentrials said... Reply To This Comment

Aval upma, be it tamarind, curd or veggie based, is always a favorite!

Faseela Noushad said... Reply To This Comment

thats really innovative priya...lovely pairing

Suma Gandlur said... Reply To This Comment

The combo of poha and mushroom sounds so different.

vaishali sabnani said... Reply To This Comment

absolutely unique..mushroom lovers will love it!!

Nivedhanams Sowmya said... Reply To This Comment

very innovative!!!
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preeti garg said... Reply To This Comment

Wow.... Too Innovative, Great Recipe....

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