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How to make veggie couscous (indian upma)

Make Veggie Couscous (Indian Upma)

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Chop up all the onions, tomatoes, green chillies and any other veggies you prefer. I used carrots and green beans. Peas would be a great addition too.

Chop up all the onions, tomatoes, green chillies and any other veggies you prefer. I used carrots and green beans. Peas would be a great addition too.

Dry roast couscous or wheat rava ( you would get it in any Indian grocery); and keep it aside.

Dry roast couscous or wheat rava ( you would get it in any Indian grocery); and keep it aside.

In a pan heat a little oil and add mustard seeds and cumin.

In a pan heat a little oil and add mustard seeds and cumin.

After they start spluttering add onions and green chillies.

After they start spluttering add onions and green chillies.

Let the onions cook a little and add tomatoes

Let the onions cook a little and add tomatoes

In about two minutes add your veggies.

In about two minutes add your veggies.

Add salt

Add salt

Mix and cover the pan with a lid for about a minute..

Mix and cover the pan with a lid for about a minute..

After the veggies turn tender add in the dry roasted couscous or wheat rava

After the veggies turn tender add in the dry roasted couscous or wheat rava

Mix well and add water.

Mix well and add water.

The Upma or couscous mixture will start to bubble.. You have to keep mixing..

The Upma or couscous mixture will start to bubble.. You have to keep mixing..

Garnish with cilantro and done.. Add in more water if you prefer softer/watery texture.

  • 0.0tsp Mustard seeds
  • 0.0tsp Cumin
  • 1.0c Couscous
  • 0.0c Veggies
  • 0.0 Onion
  • 1.0 Tomato
  • 5.0 Green chillies
  • Salt
  • 2.0c Water