Chow Chow Bath (South Indian Breakfast - Upma & Kesari Bath)

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Ingredients for Sweet
  • Rava (Soji) - 1 cup
  • Milk - 1/2 cup
  • Water - 1/2 cup
  • Sugar - 3/4 cup (adjust the taste)
  • Kesari / Saffron - a pinch (mixed with warm milk)
  • Ghee - 1/2 cup 
  • Cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Cashews - 2 tsp 
  • Raisin - 1 tsp
Method for sweet
  1. Fry rava for few minutes keep aside
  2. Heat milk and water in a pan bring to boil
  3. Add Ghee in that milk again bring boil on low flame
  4. Add Rava, gently keep stirring till rava cook in low flame. Make sure no lumps are formed.
  5. Add sugar ,stir till mix the sugar well until thick and comes together 
  6. Add cardamom powder and kesar milk mix well
  7. Heat ghee in a pan and fry cashews and raisins till golden
  8. Garnish the sweet dish with cashews and raisins
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Ingredients for Rava Vegetable Upma

  • Rava (Soji) - 1 cup
  • Oil - 5 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Chana dal - 1 tsp
  • Vegetables (capsicum, carrot, beans, Potato, Peas, cabbage shredded) - 1/4 cup each
  • Curry leaves - 1 stalk
  • Green chillies - 2/3 (finely chopped)
  • Coriander leaves - 1 tsp (finely chopped)
  • Salt to taste
  • Lemon juice - 1 tsp (optional)
  • Coconut - 5 tsp (grated)
  • Cashews - 1 tsp
  • Butter - 1 tsp
  • Hot water - 2 - 3 cups
Method for Rawa upma
  1. Fry rava for few minutes keep aside
  2. Heat oil in wok
  3. Add mustard, chana dal, curry leaves, chillies, cashews fry for few minutes
  4. Add potato, capsicum stirfry for few till capsicum and potato tender
  5. Add remaining vegetables stirfry
  6. Add water, salt close the lid for few minutes till all the vegetables tender in a medium flame
  7. Add rava stir for few minutes again close the lid till rava done 
  8. Add butter, coconut mix well
  9. Add lemon juice and coriander mix well
Chow Chow bhaath ready to serve

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2 comments

Nagashree said...

Hi Mala,

Eega thane nimma blog visit madide through some link.. Nodi Khushi ayithu.. Great work, keep it up!! :-)

Nanu smartha brahmin.. Nanna iyengari friend obbalu sakkare pongal,gojjavalakki,garigobbattu yella ruchi hattisiddalu... but recipes gottiralilla.. Thro this blog i got them.. Thanks.. :-)

Please post recipe for puliyogare mix..

Waiting for more posts,
Nagashree.

Vanamala Hebbar said...

Thank You Nagashree