Makyacha Upma / Corn Upma

Makyacha Upma / Corn Upma

makyacha upma or corn upma, traditional maharashtrian recipe

Serves – 4-5

Ingredients

makyacha upma or corn upma, traditional maharashtrian recipe

  • ‘Makyachi kanase’ /Bhutta / fresh ears of corn – 6-7
makyacha upma or corn upma, traditional maharashtrian recipe
  • Onion – 1 (finely chopped)
  • Tomato – 1 (finely chopped)
  • Oil – 3 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds – ½ tsp
  • Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
  • Few curry leaves
  • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  • Kanda lasun masala / lal tikhat – 3 tsp
  • Lemon – ½
  • Sugar – 1 and ½ tsp
  • ‘Sajuk Tup’ / clarified butter – 1 tbsp
  • Fresh coriander leaves (finely chopped)
  • Salt to taste

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makyacha upma or corn upma, traditional maharashtrian recipe

  • Grate all the bhuttas with a grater.
  • Finely chop the onion, tomato and fresh coriander leaves.
makyacha upma or corn upma, traditional maharashtrian recipe
  • Heat oil in a pan. Once oil is heated, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and curry leaves. Allow them to splutter nicely.
  • Then add onion and sauté till translucent.
makyacha upma or corn upma, traditional maharashtrian recipe
  • Add tomato and cook until soft.
  • Add turmeric powder and mix well.
makyacha upma or corn upma, traditional maharashtrian recipe
  • Reduce the heat to low and add grated corn. Mix well.
makyacha upma or corn upma, traditional maharashtrian recipe
  • Add kanda lasun masala / lal tikhat and salt to taste.
makyacha upma or corn upma, traditional maharashtrian recipe
  • Mix it really well and cook covered for 8-10 minutes on a low heat, stirring occasionally.
makyacha upma or corn upma, traditional maharashtrian recipe
  • Now add fresh coriander leaves, fresh lemon juice, sugar and ‘sajuk tup’/ clarified butter.
  • Mix it really well and cook covered for couple of minutes.
makyacha upma or corn upma, traditional maharashtrian recipe
  • Serve hot with a cup of hot ginger tea.