Rice – 2 cups

Toor Dal – 1/2 cup

Red chilli – 1 – 2

Black pepper – 1 tbsp

Mustard seeds – 1 tbsp

Urad dal – 1 tbsp

Asafoetida – 1 tsp

Curry Leaves – 1 sprig

Ghee /oil – 4-5 tbsp

Salt to taste


In a mixie grind the rice, Toor Dal, black pepper and red chillies into a coarse powder and keep it aside.

In a kadai heat ghee /oil and once hot add Mustard seeds, Urad dal, Asafoetida  and curry leaves and saute for a few minutes.

Now add about 6 cups of water and once hot slowly add the rice powder stirring continuously making sure no lumps are formed.

Let it cook for about 6-7 minutes on a medium heat till the water evaporates.

Now transfer this mixture to a vessel and cook it in a pressure cooker for two whistles.

Yummy Arisi Upma is now ready!!