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 …

PUFFED RICE UPMA RECIPE

PUFFED RICE UPMA / MANDAKKI OGGARNE / UGGANI / BORUGULA UPMA

Smitha Kalluraya
Course Breakfast

Ingredients
 

  • 3 cups Puffed Rice
  • 4 tablespoon Roasted Chana Dal (Pottukadalai)
  • 1 Onion , chopped
  • 1 Tomato , chopped
  • 4 Green Chillies
  • Coriander leaves (Dhania) , chopped
  • 1 Lemon
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Urad dal
  • 1/2 teaspoon Urad dal
  • , 1/2 tsp urad dal
  • Raw Peanuts
  • , few Curry leaves , few

Instructions
 

  • Firstly ..powder roasted chana dal and keep aside .
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Later, add onion and saute till they are translucent.
  • Once they turn translucent, add chopped tomatoes, turmeric and salt and saute till they are mushy.
  • Add puffed rice and mix well.
  • 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.
  • 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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