Borugulu is a traditional form of puffed rice made by heating rice in a sand-filled oven. Borugulu is to rice as popcorn is to corn. The processing involved makes rice less perishable.
Anyway if you are looking for a quick snack/breakfast to make?? Look no further...Here is a recipe for the whole family.

Ingredients -
Borugulu - 250 gms 

Turmeric - a pinch 
Onion - 1 medium (finely chopped) 
Chopped Potato 1/2 cup (optional)
Peanut-coconut masala - 1/4 cup (see the recipe here)
Salt to taste
Seasoning (oil, chana dal, urad dal, mustard seeds, dried red chilli, curry leaves)
Lemon juice - 2 tsp

Method of Preparation - 
In a skillet on a medium-high flame, heat some oil and add the seasoning. 

After the mustard seeds start crackling, add finely chopped onions and saute them to a golden color.

Add the potatoes and saute them too.

Meanwhile, wash and drain the Borugulu and keep aside. Note that the Borugulu need to washed and not soaked

Put in turmeric and salt as per taste. Add the Peanut-coconut masala and mix well.

Add the washed borugulu and mix well for a minute.

Switch off the flame and squeeze in the lemon juice and mix well. Serve hot or cover it with a lid till it is ready to be served.

Serves 3-4 Adults
Preparation Time 15 min
Posted by Harini on Wednesday, March 17, 2010

1 Responses to Borugula Upma (Marmarala Upma or Puffed rice)

  1. sreya Says:
  2. Borugula Upma is a Perfect Snack Item for all. it can be easily cook in Minutes. Thanks for sharing this recipe with us.

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