Coriander Upma - lunch box series recipe #9

Simple variation of Upma with appealing color is sure to liked by kids. I pack it as little coins made using cookie cutter.

1. 1/2 cup rava/sooji
2. 1/2 cup fresh coriander leaves
3. 1/2 tbsp rai
4. Pinch Hong
5. Pinch of carom seeds (ajwain)
6. 1 tbsp dry coconut powder
7. 1/2 tbsp chopped green chilli ( optional, I didn't add)
8. Few curry leaves
9. 3 tbsp oil
10. Salt to taste

1. Roast rava and keep aside
2. Grind coriander leaves to with help of little water to make smooth paste
3. Hear oil, add rai, hing, ajwain seeds, curry leaves and green chilli
4. Add prepared coriander paste and saute for 1-2 mins
5. Add salt and mix well
6. Add around 1/2 cup water, as water starts boiling slightly, add roasted rava and mix well
7. Adjust water to if too dry, cover and cook for few mins till rava is cooked completely
8. Add dry coconut powder and mix well
Coriander upma is ready to get in box!

To pack in box, cool slightly and to make coins use round cookie cutter, add spoon full Upma and press well. Repeat to make now coins. Pack with tomato ketchup.
If serving directly, serve hot!