Aval upma(Flaked rice upma)

Aval uppuma,Avil upma,Flaked rice recipe


  • Aval (Flaked rice)- 1 cup
  • Onion(big)- 1
  • Garlic- 2
  • Green chili- 2
  • Curry leaves- few
  • Coriander leaves- 3 sprigs
  • Bengal gram dal (Kadalai paruppu)- 1/2 spoon
  • Mustard and Urad dal- 1/4 tsp
  • Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
  • Lemon juice-1 to 2 spoons
  • Grated coconut- 1 to 2 spoons
  • Oil and Salt- as required


  1. Wash the Aval(flaked rice) in water. Don’t leave Aval in water more than a minute. Take immeditaely from the water and steam cook the Aval in a idly cooker or in idly molds for 3 to 5 minutes. Keep this aside.
  2. Heat Oil in a pan. Add Mustard seeds, Urad dal and Bengal gram. Once it splutters add Onion, Green chili, Garlic, Curry leaves and fry till Onion turns into golden brown.
  3. Then add cooked Aval, Salt, Turmeric powder, Lemon juice and saute it for 2 minutes in low flame.
  4. Finally add Grated coconut, Coriander leaves and saute it for 30 seconds. Now its ready to eat.

Goes well with: Chutney

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