Sunday, August 1, 2010

Aval Uppuma

Ingredients :-

Aval or rice flakes – 1 cup

grated coconut – 1 spoon

green chillies- 2 nos

peanuts - 2 spoons

ginger - 1 inch

onion - 1 medium sized(optional)

tomato - 1

potato - 1

peas - 2 spoons

baby carrot - 5

For seasoning-

mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp

urad dhal – 1 tsp

chenna dhal – 1 tsp

oil – 2 table spoon

curry leaves – 10 to 15 nos

asafoetida – 1/ tsp

trumeirc powder – 1/4 tsp

Method :-

Wash the aval in water and drain it thoroughly. If it is thin variety then it is enough if you wash it. But if it belongs to thick variety (getti aval) then soak with a ladle of water for1/2 an hour.


gently dry roast the aval(getti aval or thick aval) before you start frying the vegetables( no need of soaking the aval if you dry roast)

Apply the oil in the kadai and season the mustard seeds . After the splitting sound is over saute the urad dhal , peanuts and chenna dhal till golden brown along with the chillies and curry leaves.

First add onion and fry till golden brown.  Then add all the vegetables and fry it for 3 minutes. Now mix the soaked aval(or dry roasted aval).  Cover this mixture for 8 to 10 minutes in low flame.

You can also add roasted cashews.  It is very simple and nutritious.


  1. Thought I invented this dish. I will never forgive you.

    Happy New Year.

    This is the first time an old man like me started reading "Blogs". I did not know it will be so much fun. Thanks for making my day.

  2. Dear Dr Venkat,

    Thanks for dropping by and making my day as well. Happy New Year to you and to your family Sir.

    Just now I visited your blog "petals". I did my MCA in Trichy. Nice to hear you are also from Trichy. Miss all the temples, chatiram bus stand, Andar street, flowers, Kannadi bangles. I had three wonderful years in trichy.

    I'am expecting to learn authentic dishes from your blog for sure. Keep posting Sir. My advanced wishes to meet all your friends through your blog.

    Vidhya Govindan