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Wheat Rawa Upma with Green peas

Priya Alagappan
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Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
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ABOUT Wheat Rawa Upma with Green peas RECIPE

Upma or Uppuma or Uppittu is a common South Indian and Kannada breakfast dish.The word 'Uppu' means Salt and the word 'Mavu' or 'Hittu' means flour. Hence the name Uppumavu or Uppittu. In North India, it is called Upma, short-form for Uppumavu. Here i have described about the preparation of broken wheat upma known as Gothumai ravai or samba ravai in Tamil and Dalia in Hindi as well.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Tiffin Recipes
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Breakfast and Brunch
  • Diabetes

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Roasted Broken Wheat - 250 gm
  2. Boiled Green Peas - 1 Cup
  3. Mustard Seeds - 1/2 Tsp
  4. Urad dhal - 1/2 Tsp
  5. Cumin Seeds - 1/2 Tsp
  6. Small or Big Onion -1
  7. Green Chillies - 3
  8. Curry Leaves - 1 sprig


  1. Nowadays roasted broken wheat are available in the shops. If not, you roast it by keeping a stove in low flame and just heat.
  2. Heat a kadai with a Tsp of oil add mustard seeds and allow to crackle.
  3. Add Urad Dhal, cumin seeds and chopped onion, green chillies, curry leaves and saute well.
  4. Once the onion becomes transparent, add the boiled green peas and give a stir.
  5. Add required water, salt and bring to boil.
  6. Cover the kadai with lid and stir often by sprinkling water in between.Simmer the flame and add the broken wheat slowly, stir continuously.
  7. Finally water gets evaporate and it becomes soft.
  8. Hot Upma is ready to serve with idli podi and curd is also a good combination.

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Anuradha sharma
Anuradha sharma   Nov-04-2015

yummy :D will it be tasty without onion?

Bindu Sharma
Bindu Sharma   Sep-29-2015

Nice recipe. You can pressure cook broken wheat by adding water double the messurment of broken wheat and give 2 whistle.

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