PUFFED RICE UPMA / MANDAKKI OGGARNE / UGGANI / BORUGULA UPMA
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 .

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