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Upma - fast version

 

Hartweizengriess 3/4 cup. Water 1 cup. A pinch of chopped ginger, 1 garlic clove chopped. 1 onion chopped., 1 carrot finely chopped (optional), Mustard seeds.

Warm hartweissengriess in a pan and set aside.

Splatter a pinch of mustard seeds in oil, then add ginger, garlic , onion and fry it until light brown. Add chopped carrot and cook it until done.

Then add water and salt into it . Once water starts boiling add hartweissengriess into it. Keep stirring it until water gets absorbed. Upma is ready. 

 

Serving suggestion:

Smash a banana with a fork and mix upma with it.  

 

 

 

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Mungbeans spinat rice pan

Buy mungbeans from an Asian/indian store. Soak it in water for a day and keep it in freezer. 

Add 0.5 cup soaked beans and twice amount of rice to pressure cooker or a kochtopf and add water and salt. Cook it until done. Set it aside. Add a little olive oil and saute garlic and onion in a pan. Then add frozen spinat and cook at high temperature to get it dried. Add dill or peterselie if needed. Once done add the cooked rice-beans combo to it . Add butter if u like. 

 

Gourmet Variations 

You can pimp it with coconut raspel , tomato paste, or even broth for different lines of taste.

 

Beerbelly version

Fry bratwurst in slices with cumin seeds and pepper powder, to mix with it. Then its a nice friday dinner with beer 

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On 15.12.2019, 19:55:07, jubinjohn said:

Upma - fast version

Hartweizengriess 3/4 cup. Water 1 cup. A pinch of chopped ginger, 1 garlic clove chopped. 1 onion chopped., 1 carrot finely chopped (optional), Mustard seeds.

Warm hartweissengriess in a pan and set aside.

Splatter a pinch of mustard seeds in oil, then add ginger, garlic , onion and fry it until light brown. Add chopped carrot and cook it until done.

Then add water and salt into it . Once water starts boiling add hartweissengriess into it. Keep stirring it until water gets absorbed. Upma is ready.

Serving suggestion:

Smash a banana with a fork and mix upma with it. 

 

I learned something new! Upma is a breakfast dish from India, Sri Lanka, and areas close by.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Upma

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Schnittlauchbrot - thickly buttered (or cream cheese) brown bread smothered with chives. Salt. Black pepper.

 

Bread and butter. A forgotten delicacy - if you have good German bread and even better, proper butter (give me it with coarse sea-salt) - not that tasteless stuff from Aldi.

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I enjoy watching Pasta Grannies on youtube. 

 

They show you how to mayka da pasta, and cooka da pasta, and choppa da tomatoes... 

 

 

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A combination cooking lesson and SNL skit.  Soup looks delicious.  She’s fantastic.  Can’t top it.  😊 🙏 

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