Saturday, December 5, 2015

Chapati Upma / Leftover Indian Roti Stirfry

   Upma was an easy and comforting meal in every south Indian homes. Any meal which is simple and easy to cook were my first option on lazy days. Usually one- pot meals or simple stir- fried ones.


    We usually make dough to the need for roti , so there won’t be left over. Some times I prepare extra dough to try new recipes.

  This recipe is simple and easy to make with few ingredients easily available in every pantry J


Requirements :
Leftover Roti – 5
Onion – 1
Green chilli – 2
Oil – 1 tsp
Mustard seeds – ½ tsp
Curry leaves – 2 sprig
Boiled green pea – ¼ cup
Salt to taste
Juice of ½ lemon

Method :

If using leftover roti  / freshly made roti , tear each roti into small pieces or use a blender for this purpose.
Peel and Chop the onion.
Chop the green chillies.
Heat oil in a pan , add the mustard seeds and let it splutter.
Add in the chopped onion and sauté till it turns into translucent.
Add in the curry leaves and chopped green chilles , sauté for a minute.
Add in the boiled green peas and toss well.
Now , add the tiny bites of roti along with required salt and toss again.
 Keep stiring on a alow flame for five minutes or till the roti pieces are soft and warm.
Take off from flame and sprinkle the lemon juice.
Serve warm or cold.


Roti upma is ready to be served.

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