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Kambhu (Pearl Millet) Upma

All varieties in millet groups are highly nutritious food. And they help in lowering glucose levels when compared to rice varieties. This is a simple upma quick to make healthy n tastier it can be served with any side dish.

What you need for upma:
1 cup - Kambu (Pressure cook for 5 whistles with 3 cups water and salt)

3 nos - Green Chillies, chopped
1 tsp - Mustard seeds
1 tsp - Urad dhal
1 tsp - Channa Dhal
1 sprig - Curry leaves
1 tsp - Coriander leaves, chopped
1/2 tsp - Ginger, finely chopped
Pinch of Asafoetida
2 tsp - Oil
Salt as reqd
How to make upma:
Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds when it starts to splutter add urad dhal, channa dhal roast them and add green chillies, ginger and curry leaves, salt and asafoetida saute well.

Add cooked kambu (drain excess water if any) kernels mix them well and add coriander leaves.


Priya R said…
I have never cooked millet and this looks delicious and healthy too

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Akila said…
Very yummy nnhealthy upma
Prathima Rao said…
Healthy & tasty upma!!
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Priya said…
Highly nutritious and wholesome upma,thanks for this wonderful dish Kalpana.
wow healthy yummy recipe,luks gr8!
Vimitha Anand said…
Very healthy and new kinda upma
Hema said…
Looks so good, especially with the side dish..
S.Menaga said…
Such a healthy upma,looks very tempting!!
Suja Manoj said…
Yummy and healthy upma,bookmarked.
Priya Sreeram said…
such a healthy platter there with all the nutrient kick - yum
divya said…
mouth watering recipe, looks so inviting...
Nisha said…
Very nice preparation
Torviewtoronto said…
healthy deliciously done
Love the upma and apt gravy to accompany it..
Chitra said…
very nice, looks like noi upma :)
Healthy upma....Love ur receipes...happy to follw you..Will be glad if you follow back...:)
Hi kalpana and how are you? I am back to blogging..
i never tried cooking millet before. this looks yummy for lunch. have a nice day