Pori/Puffed Rice Upma

I love pori and when i saw an Upma made from it i was surprised and excited and decided to make Kaveri's Pori Upma for this weeks Blog-Hop-Wednesdays. I modified the recipe a little bit to add some vegetables.

Puffed Rice /Pori  - 3 big cup
Onion - 2 tbsp , chopped fine
Potato - 1/4 cup , 1/4 inch cubes(optional)
Spinach - 1/4 cup , chopped(optional)
Salt to taste

For Seasoning
Ghee  - 2 tsp
Hing - a pinch
Urad Dal - 1 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
Cashew - a few , broken into bits
Whole dry chili - 2
Ginger - 1/4 tsp , chopped fine
A sprig of curry leaves
  1. Heat ghee in a wide pan and hing and dal
  2. When dal changes color add mustard and cashew.
  3. Add then add curry leaves , turmeric  , ginger.
  4. When cashew starts changing color add potato and spinach.
  5. When potato is half cooked  add the onion and cook.
  6. Now wash the pori under running water and squeeze the extra water.
  7. When the potato is fully cooked add the pori.
  8. Add salt and mix well and serve immediately.
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