Upma | How to make Upma

By Mrs. Shruti Awasthy  |  7th Sep 2016  |  
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About Upma Recipe

A healthy breakfast option.

Upma is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Upma in your kitchen. This recipe requires 15 minutes for preparation and 25 minutes to cook. The Upma by Mrs. Shruti Awasthy has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Upma at home without any difficulty. Upma is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Upma would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Upma this weekend. Share your Upma cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Mrs. Shruti Awasthy for inputs. In case you have any queries for Upma you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Mrs. Shruti Awasthy. You can also rate the Upma and give feedback.


Ingredients to make Upma

  • 2 onions, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, finely chopped or grated
  • 1 potato, finely chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1-2 green chillies, finely chopped
  • Mungfali/ peanuts 1/4 cup
  • mustard seeds 1 tsp
  • 4-5 curry leaves
  • Sprouts 1/4 cup
  • 2 bowls semolina

How to make Upma

  1. Take a pan, pour oil in it, then add in the mustard seeds. Once it crackles, then add the peanuts, onions and saute till it is golden brown in colour.
  2. Next, add the carrots, potatoes, peas and saute till it cooks. Next, add salt and cover the lid for a few minutes.
  3. In another pan, add 2 bowls of semolina (rawa) and roast till it is light pink in colour.
  4. Once the vegetables are done, add in the roasted semolina and saute it for a minute. Next, add salt and stir it well.
  5. Now add 2 bowls of luke warm water and 1/4 cup curd. Mix it well and cover the lid for 1-2 minutes.
  6. Serve it hot with any toppings of your choice.

Reviews for Upma (1)

priya gopinathan2 years ago

Very tasty..First time I am trying with curd..Super tasty and super healthy

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