Confused about what to do with leftover upma? We are back with some creative ideas you can add to your everyday cooking.
There are times when we cook a dish and end up with some leftovers in the kitchen. In situations like that, mostly the food gets wasted as we tend to throw it away. Wasting food is inarguably an inhuman act. If you take a look at the statistics of food waste, you will know that more than half of the food goes to waste every year. What’s always better than wasting food is reusing it. Cooking with leftovers can be fun, easy and innovative. During weekends, do you usually get stuck with leftover upma at home? The best you can do is cook another dish out of it. To make your work easier, we have come up with some exciting yet creative ways to reuse this South Indian delicacy.
Upma is a quintessential dish of the southern states that is prepared by roasting semolina, infusing it with spices and cooking the mixture until it turns fluffy and aromatic. Did you know upma can be used to make other dishes too? Let’s tell you all about it. Unleash your culinary skills and get your hands at these three scrumptious snacks that are too delicious to miss. Here are three exciting recipes you must try:
1. Veggies Seekh Kebab
Give your taste buds a fantastic ride by savouring a bite of veggies kebabs made with upma. These kebabs are stuffed with upma and then threaded into a bamboo stick.
2. Crunchy Upma Cheese Balls
Bored of eating the same snacks everyday? Make these crunchy cheese balls filled with upma. The medley of cheese and upma will blow your mind. Don’t believe us? Try it out yourself.
3. Upma Pakoda
Impress your friends and family with these wholesome upma pakoras. It pairs with anything you like such as green chutney, ketchup or any other sauce.
Munch on these snacks whenever you are in the mood for something new and delicious.