Maapillai Samba Aval Upma


  • 1 and 1/4 cup Mapillai Samba Aval
  • 1 onion - chopped
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp chopped green chilies
  • 2 tsp peanuts
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp urad dal / ultham paruppu
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 stick curry leaves
  • 1/2 lemon juice


  • Please check the instructions below.

  • Take aval and wash under running tap water. Soak in water for 10 minutes and drain the water completely. Make sure Aval is not mushy. Heat oil in a kadai. Temper mustard seeds, urad dal, peanuts and curry leaves. Add chopped onions and green chilies.

    • Stir well and add turmeric powder. Now add Aval and salt to taste. Sprinkle 1/4 cup water and cook covered for 2 minutes. Finally sprinkle lemon juice and serve warm with coconut chutney.