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PUFFED RICE UPMA / MANDAKKI OGGARNE / UGGANI / BORUGULA UPMA

Mandakki Oggarne / puffed rice upma is one famous street food across North Karnataka and parts of Andhra Pradesh and is typically relished along with Mirchi bajji and kadak chai . As the name suggests ..it is a variety in Upma made from Puffed rice . Easy to make and yummy to taste, enjoy them as a breakfast or snack or light dinner. I usually make it for weekend breakfast as they are quick to fix ..as i usually have puffed rice in stock …

PUFFED RICE UPMA RECIPE
Puffed rice is one handy snack and my kids like it as snack . I have shared before few recipes using puffed rice like puffed rice chiwda , puffed rice laddu , tomato slice and today it’s puffed rice upma. Mandakki usli , puri usli , pori upma , uggani , borugula upma etc are the different names of puffed rice upma in different regions and each region has different recipes . Which ever way .. they all taste equally tasty . Addition of powder of roasted gram gives a special taste and addition of peanuts gives nice crunch . Do give a try and enjoy …

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PUFFED RICE UPMA / MANDAKKI OGGARNE / UGGANI / BORUGULA UPMA Yum
Instructions
  1. Firstly ..powder roasted chana dal and keep aside .
  2. Fill water into a large vessel and pour puffed rice into it. Wash it well and immediately drain it out of water. Use both your palms to squeeze out excess water from puffed rice.
  3. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan. When it is hot, add mustard seeds. Add urad dal, chana dal and peanuts. When they turn brown add curry leaves and green chillies. Saute for about 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Later, add onion and saute till they are translucent.
  5. Once they turn translucent, add chopped tomatoes, turmeric and salt and saute till they are mushy.
  6. Add puffed rice and mix well.
  7. Add powder fried gram, chopped coriander leaves and lemon juice. Mix everything well and saute for 2-3 minutes so that they take in flavors.
  8. Enjoy Mandakki Oggarne / puffed rice upma hot . Typically in North Karnataka it's served along with Mirchi Bajji .
    puffed rice upma recipe

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