Upma: Here’s All You Need To Know About The Traditional Indian Breakfast Dish

Just a few months ago, Shabana Azmi kept Twitter busy when she posted an image of a dish she sampled during a trip to Italy. She called it upma, the Twitterati largely disagreed saying she couldn’t tell the difference between upma and poha. We didn’t hear of this in most parts of south India where we love our upma, one of those dishes that truly belongs to the ‘any timers’ menu in any all-day diner. It works equally well for breakfast, lunch, dinner or in between meals. With the cross pollination of cooking styles over…

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Breakfast recipes: How to make Pasi Payaru Upma

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But regular Oatmeal and fruit juice may give you a sense of mundanity. So we bring to you Pasi Payaru Upma, which has a desi tadka that will give your taste buds a wonderful treat and gets ready in no time. This recipe by Subrata Debnath, executive chef of Vivanta by Taj, Gurgaon, is one you should try really soon. Ingredients 2-3 tbsp – Sesame oil 1/2 tsp – Mustard seeds 2 sprigs – Curry leaves 2-inch Ginger, finely chopped 1.5…

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