Rava Upma | How to make Rava Upma

By Vibha Bhutada  |  22nd May 2016  |  
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  • Rava Upma, How to make Rava Upma
  • Prep Time

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  • Cook Time

    15

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    2

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About Rava Upma

Piping hot, nutritious and delicious. Upma has been a popular way to kickstart the day since ancient times.

Rava Upma is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Vibha Bhutada teaches how to make Rava Upma step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Rava Upma in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 2 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Rava Upma at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Rava Upma takes 5 minutes for the preparation and 15 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Rava Upma is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Rava Upma is a good option for you. The flavour of Rava Upma is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Rava Upma and impress your family and friends.

Rava Upma

Ingredients to make Rava Upma

  • Semolina/Sooji/Rava 1 cup
  • Urad dal 1 tsp
  • Chana dal 1 tsp
  • Onion 1 medium, finely chopped
  • Green chilly 1, chopped
  • Curry leaves 1 sprig
  • Mustard seeds/rai 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
  • Ginger 1 tsp, finely chopped
  • Cahsewnuts 10-12
  • Sugar 1-2 tsp (optional) or add as required
  • Water 2.5 cups
  • Ghee or oil 2 tbsp
  • Salt as required
  • Coriander 2 tbsp, chopped

How to make Rava Upma

  1. Heat a pan or kadhai first. Add rava and begin to roast.
  2. Stir often while roasting the rava. The rava or sooji grains should become fragrant and start to look dry, separate and crisp. Don't brown the rava.
  3. Switch off the flame and then add the roasted rava in a plate and keep aside.
  4. In a pan, heat 2 tbsp ghee or oil. Add 1 tsp mustard seeds.
  5. When you hear the crackling sound of mustard seeds, it means they are getting fried.
  6. Now add the cumin seeds along with chana dal and urad dal. Fry till they begin to brown a bit.
  7. Immediately add cashews and begin to fry. By the time, the cashews get golden the dals would also get golden.
  8. Now add the finely chopped onions. Saute the onions till they become translucent.
  9. Then add the chopped green chilly, ginger, curry leaves. Saute for a minute.
  10. Then add water to this mixture. Add salt as required.
  11. Add sugar. It is optional and you can skip it. We prefer a slight sweet taste in the upma and hence we add it. Stir well.
  12. On a medium to high flame, heat the water and let it come to a rolling boil.
  13. When the water comes to a rolling boil, lower the flame to its lowest.
  14. Then add the rava in 4 to 5 batches with a spoon. Once you add the rava, stir immediately.
  15. Add the next batch of rava. Stir again. This way keep on adding and stirring the rava up to the last batch.
  16. Quickly stir and mix well. The rava grains absorb water and thus swell and get cooked.
  17. Cover and allow the rava upma to steam for 2 minutes on the low flame.
  18. Switch off the flame. Here the rava is cooked and the upma is ready.
  19. Lastly add chopped coriander leaves. Stir well.
  20. Serve hot upma with coconut chutney or lime wedges.

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Shereen Fatimaa year ago

wow, nicely decorated! looks good as well
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