Togarikalu Akki Recipe - Karnataka Style Rice Rava Upma with Fresh Pigeon Peas
Togarikalu Akki Recipe is a popular recipe from the state of Karnataka which is made of rice rava and fresh toor dal. A perfect balance of proteins and carbs to start the day.
Togarikalu Akki Recipe is a very popular recipe from the state of Karnataka. The upma is made with fresh toor dal and rice rava along with simple spices.
Fresh pigeon peas or tuvar is a great source of proteins, apart from it also has ample vitamin and minerals to take care of our daily needs. It has equally large amount of potassium and folates, making it a super food for lowering blood pressure and for expecting mothers.
Togarikalu Akki Recipe is a quick, delicious and easy to make breakfast recipe. Serve the Togarikalu Akki Recipe in kids lunch box or for breakfast along with a hot cup of masala chai.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Karnataka recipes such as
- 2 cups Rice rava
- 1 cup Fresh Green Toor Dal (Pigeon Pea)
- 3 tablespoons Fresh coconut , grated
- 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu)
- 1 teaspoon White Urad Dal (Split)
- 1 teaspoon Chana dal (Bengal Gram Dal)
- 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
- 2 Dry Red Chillies
- 1 sprig Curry leaves
- 1 tablespoon Oil
- Salt , to taste To grind to a coarse mix
- 4 tablespoons Arhar dal (Split Toor Dal)
- 2 teaspoons Cumin seeds (Jeera)
- 1 teaspoon Whole Black Peppercorns
How to make Togarikalu Akki Recipe - Karnataka Style Rice Rava Upma with Fresh Pigeon Peas
To begin making Togarikalu Akki Recipe, make a coarse mix of toor dal, cumin seeds and peppercorns using a mixer grinder and keep aside.
Heat oil in a pressure cooker on medium heat, add the mustard seeds, chana and urad dal and let it crackle.
Add the red chillies, asafoetida and curry leaves and let it splutter.
Add the fresh pigeon peas and saute for a minute.
Now, add the ground toor dal mix and saute for another minute.
Add the rice rava, 3 1/2 cups of water, season with salt, close the lid and cook till one whistle and switch off the flame.
Allow the pressure release naturally, open the lid and fork it up so it doesn't stick to each other.
Serve the Togarikalu Akki Recipe in kids lunch box or for breakfast along with a hot cup of masala chai.