Rawa Upma | How to make Rawa Upma

By Nida Saleem  |  2nd Aug 2016  |  
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About Rawa Upma Recipe

Easy breakfast and tasty too.

Rawa Upma is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Nida Saleem teaches how to make Rawa Upma step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Rawa Upma in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 4 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Rawa Upma at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Rawa Upma takes 12 minutes for the preparation and 20 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Rawa 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 Rawa Upma is a good option for you. The flavour of Rawa Upma is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Rawa Upma and impress your family and friends.

Rawa Upma

Ingredients to make Rawa Upma

  • 1 cup fine rawa (semolina)
  • 3 -5 tbsp ghee / butter
  • Few cashew nuts
  • 1/4 th tsp mustard seeds
  • Few curry leaves
  • 1 carrot, peeled and grated
  • 1 sliced onions
  • 3-5 green chillies slit into half
  • 1/2 cup fresh grated coconut
  • 1 tsp urad daal / moong daal
  • salt as per taste

How to make Rawa Upma

  1. Add ghee/butter into a kadai. When hot, add mustard seeds and wait for them to crackle, then add dal, curry leaves, cashew nuts and green chillies. Add onions and saute till translucent.
  2. Then add rawa and roast on low flame for about 3 mins.
  3. Then add grated carrot and roast again for 2-3 minutes. Add salt.
  4. Heat water in advance. Adding boiling water to the upma makes it lump free and grainy, so use very hot boiling water. Add water just enough to the level of upma or approximate 2 cups, it will splash so use a long wooden spoon. Mix everything and close lid. Let it cook on low flame.
  5. Open lid and mix. Add coconut and cover the kadai. As hot water is used, rawa will cook instantly. After mixing, cover and let it cook for about 2-3 mins.
  6. Remove in a plate and serve with extra ghee or butter on top.

My Tip:

Use a non stick kadai and a long wooden spoon. Water measurement is important. Cooked peas can also be added.

Reviews for Rawa Upma (3)

Annam Shri3 years ago

One of my favourite and regularly cooked breakfast dishes

Nida Saleem3 years ago


Taahira Laiq3 years ago

healthy and yummy!

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