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:

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

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

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

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

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  5. Addition of mushroom in upma!sounds delicious..

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

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

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

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  9. poha looks wonderful...feel like to grab some
    Super Yummy Recipes

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

    Today's recipe:
    http://sanolisrecipies.blogspot.com/2012/10/award-for-best-recipe.html

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

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  12. Very healthy and nutritious Upma!

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  13. Love the combinations you come up with, truly innovative

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  14. Real healthy one !!!
    http://recipe-excavator.blogspot.com

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

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  16. can never ever think of such an unique combo..

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

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

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

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

    Ciao
    Alessandra

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  21. 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.

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  22. Wow. Unimaginable twist to an upma

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  23. sounds delish and flavorful..

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

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  25. such a unique combo,looks very nice!!

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

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  27. innovative recipe... looks delicious..

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

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

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

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

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  32. thats really innovative priya...lovely pairing

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  33. The combo of poha and mushroom sounds so different.

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  34. absolutely unique..mushroom lovers will love it!!

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