Showing posts from February, 2011

Oat Bran Upma

(Link to Marathi recipe

I think it was about 2 years ago my better half had gone for a hike with his friends and I could not go because of some prior commitments. I was too tired of making anything elaborate for him to have after the hike. So I decided to make Upama for him. I sauteed onion, urad daal, chillies etc as a 'phodani' for my upama and opened the freezer to take out rava only to find out that its not enough to make Upama for 2 people. I had my mind set for Upama so I did not even see if we had enough Pohe for Kandepohe. I started going through the pantry. I saw bag of toasted Oat Bran. I usually used to boil it with milk to make kind of a porridge.  This time I decided to give it a shot.  In the first try it turned out really good. I have been making this ever since. Here is how I usually make it -

1.5 cup Oat bran  3.5 cup water  1 small onion finely chopped  1/2 cup peas  2-3 green chilies cut lengthwise  2 tsp oil  Salt per taste 1/2 tsp each - Mustard seeds, C…