BREAKFAST IN 5 MINUTES WITH INSTANT OATS VERMICELLI MIX – KIDS LUNCH BOX/DINNER – 5 INGREDIENTS -INSTANT POT

Breakfast in 5 minutes  with Instant Oats Vermicelli Upma Mix  – Kids Lunch Box/ Breakfast/Dinner  – Instant pot 

 Just 5 main INGREDIENTS is all you need to enjoy this tasty porridge( Instant Upma mix, Vegetables and Water ) for Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner   .  Check recipe for the amount of Water , Upma mix and vegetables to add . If you like Upma do try my version of Upma  with Vegetables to pack for Kids Lunch Box with Plain Yogurt or for Breakfast or Dinner . It’s One pot meal and I added good amount of Vegetables . I roasted Sooji and Vermicelli with seasoning and stored in a box. This Instant Upma mix stays good for months in refrigerator and saves time for you in the morning.

                  It’s easy to prepare in the morning. Just add vegetables , Instant upma mix and water. I tried in INSTANT POT without any water left and no burnt bottom. Don’t forget to squeeze juice of Lime at the end.  It will  build pressure and Pin drops in 5 minutes . Take out inner pot immediately . Fluff up with steel fork  and squeeze juice of Lime . I guarantee you won’t stop eating this. Here is the simple recipe with everyday ingredients from your pantry .

RECIPE FOR 3 .

INGREDIENTS :

One cup – Measuring cup 

1. UPMA MIX – 1  Cup ( Heat 1 tbsp Oil and add Urad dal – 1 tbsp , 1/2 tbsp Cumin seeds , 1/2 tbsp Mustard seeds. Broken red chillies – 2 to 3,  curry leaves and handful of Peanuts  .  Fry for couple of minutes . Add 1/2 cup whole wheat Vermicelli , 1/2 cup  Sooji or Semolina or Oats  or ROASTED WHEAT UPMA MIX . Fry till light brown . Cool and store in air tight container)   

2. Vegetables –  One tomato( chopped) frozen green beans  , frozen Carrots – and frozen green peas – 1/2 cup .

3. Green chillies – 4 ( light green are mild or zero spicy . Adds taste and flavor to upma) , Ginger – small piece ( chopped) 

4. Water – 2 measuring cups 

5. Oil – 2 tbsp  and Salt accordingly

6. Finely chopped coriander to add at the end 

7. Juice of Lime – One

8. Rasam powder or Sambar powder -1/2 tbsp to 1 tbsp 

METHOD : 

1. Add water to inner pot . To this water add salt . Taste water for salt . Now add 2 tbsp Oil and vegetables ( frozen green beans, carrot , Chopped tomato and frozen green peas.) 

2. Add Upma Mix . Rasam powder or Sambar powder . Mix well . 

3. Close lid . Manual 4 minutes .   Unplug  when silver button pops up . NPR ( 5 to 7 minutes) 

4.  Open lid . Take out the inner pot. Check bottom . Mix gently and squeeze juice   of Lime and chopped Coriander .

5. Taste for salt and add accordingly . 

                     PACK for KIDS LUNCH with Plain Yogurt   Or for Breakfast or for Dinner. It’s One pot meal . 

STOVE TOP : 

Recipe for 3 

INGREDIENTS :

One cup – Measuring cup 

1. UPMA MIX – 1  Cup ( Heat 1 tbsp Oil and add Urad dal – 1 tbsp , 1/2 tbsp Cumin seeds , 1/2 tbsp Mustard seeds. Broken red chillies – 2 to 3,  curry leaves and handful of Peanuts  .  Fry for couple of minutes . Add 1/2 cup whole wheat Vermicelli , 1/2 cup  Sooji or Semolina or Oats  . Fry till light brown . Cool and store in air tight container)   

2. Vegetables – One tomato ( chopped) , 10 green beans ( chopped) , Carrots – chopped , frozen green peas – 1/2 cup and Onion – 1/2 cup ( chopped ) 

3. Green chillies – 4 ( light green are mild or zero spicy . Adds taste and flavor to upma) , Ginger – small piece ( chopped) 

4. Water – 3 measuring cups 

5. Oil – 4 tbsp  and Salt accordingly

6. Finely chopped coriander 

7. Juice of Lime

8. Rasam powder or Sambar powder 

METHOD : STOVE TOP with INSTANT UPMA MIX 

1. Heat a wide pan on medium high flame . When warm add Oil . Add  Chopped Onions, green beans, Carrots and frozen green peas, Cook for 2 minutes.

2. Add water and salt . Taste water and add accordingly .

3. Add Instant Upma mix, Rasam powder or Sambar powder . Mix well . Cook until the ingredients absorbs all water.

4. Switch off the stove. Cool and squeeze juice of Lime and finely chopped coriander .

5. Taste for salt and add accordingly . 

PACK for KIDS LUNCH BOX with Plain curd .

                                           Or for Breakfast or for Dinner. It’s One pot meal . 

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