Green Whole Moong Upma or can do the same with whole Moong Sprouts. A very nutritious dish.

Green whole moong - 1 cup( or moong sprouts)
Onions - 1 big chopped fine
Green/red chillies - 5
Ginger - 1 inch piece chopped fine/grated
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
Urad dhal - 1/4 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves - few
Lime juice - few drops
Salt as needed
Oil - 1 1/2 tbsp

Soak moong over night( or can soak and allow it to sprout out for more nutrition) ... next day add little water and salt.. grind to a thick and fine paste.
Grease idli plates/dhokla plates and pour the mix in it... keep the plates in idli cooker/pressure cooker and steam it on high flame for 12 - 15 mts on high flame... next remove and cool it... then crumble well by hands.
Heat oil in a frying pan/kadai and add mustard seeds, urad dhal , cumin seeds and curry leaves... when they splutter up add slit green/red chillies and ginger... stir in for few seconds and add chopped onions... fry till onions are golden brown and add the cooked and crumbled green moong( or moong sprouts) and mix well... add additional salt if needed... just before removing add chopped coriander leaves and lime juice... mix well and enjoy your healthy upma( meal/dish).

Recipe with photos sent in by my sister Vimala.. a very healthy and tasty dish.

2 comments/Reactions:

Vrinda said...

Wow..liked this upma..i lov all kinds of upma,this is unique..will giv it a try...

Padma said...

Thanks vrinda..yes it is really nutritious and not that tough to make ... try and let me know if you liked :)

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