By Nirmala Kumari  |  21st May 2017  |  
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About Upma Recipe

One of the deliciously healthy breakfasts that gets ready in minutes.

Upma is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Upma has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Nirmala Kumari is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Upma recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Upma is 7 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 12 minutes. This is recipe of Upma is perfect to serve 2 people. Upma is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Upma. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Upma by commenting on this page below!


Ingredients to make Upma

  • Roasted semolina - 1 Cup
  • Hot water - 2 1/2 Cups
  • Green chilies - 3
  • Chopped ginger - 1 tsp
  • Red chilies - 2
  • curry leaves - 6
  • oil -3 tbsp
  • Bengal gram dal- 2 tsp
  • urad dal - 1 tsp
  • mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • salt to taste

How to make Upma

  1. Heat the kadhai along with oil. In this add Chana dal, urad dal and mustard seeds.
  2. When you get the aroma then add broken red chilies, chopped ginger, green chilies and saute for 1 minute. Now add curry leaves and saute. Add hot water and give it boil.
  3. Add roasted semolina and stir continuously, when it becomes thick remove from heat.
  4. Serve with any chutney.

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