Khara bath is variation of Upma. We use sambar powder and vegetables of your choice to make it more flavorful and healthy breakfast. It is an evergreen breakfast menu in all the restaurants and hotels, all over Karnataka. It is more or less similar to the Sooji / Rava Khichdi, but the addition of spice powder and lemon juice marks a great difference in taste.
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Ingredients for Khara Bath
- 1 1/2 cups roasted Sooji / Upma Rava
- 1 medium sized carrots
- 1 chopped onion
- 1 chopped tomato
- 3 green chillies
- 1/4 cup Green peas
- finely chopped 1 inch ginger
- 1 1/2 tsp sambar powder
- 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
- 1 tsp mustard seeds
- 1 tsp cumin seeds
- 1 tsp Urad dal
- 1 tsp Chana dal
- few curry leaves
- few coriander leaves
- 5 tbsp oil
- 1/4 tsp asafoetida
- Salt to taste
- 3 cups Water
How to cook the recipe
- Heat the oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. After they splutter, add cumin seeds, urad dal and chana dal.
- Once the lentils turn dark orange, add curry leaves and asafoetida.
- Then add ginger and saute for a few seconds.
- Add the chopped onion and keep sauteing till it gets translucent.
- Then add the green chillies, green beans, carrots and green peas. Add some salt to taste the vegetables.
- Once the carrots and peas have gotten rid of the raw smell, add the tomatoes.
- Cook the tomatoes completely and then add water.
- Add the sambar powder and turmeric powder and get the water to a boil.
- Add some salt and immediately add the roasted rava, mix it well combined. Cover and cook for 5-6 minutes.
- Khara bath is ready. Finally add chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.