Rice Rawa Upma

By Shaheen Ali  |  27th Sep 2017  |  
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About Rice Rawa Upma Recipe

Upma is usually made with Semolina called Rava or Suji which is coarse whole wheat flour. But today i am sharing the recipe of Upma made using Rice rawa or Idli rawa. The procedure is similar to the Upma made with Semolina.  I have made the simplest version but you can also add vegetables of your choice to make it more filling. Check out the recipe below and do share your breakfast story with me in comments below.

Rice Rawa Upma is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Shaheen Ali teaches how to make Rice Rawa Upma step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Rice Rawa Upma in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 5 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Rice Rawa Upma at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Rice Rawa Upma takes 10 minutes for the preparation and 15 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Rice 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 Rice Rawa Upma is a good option for you. The flavour of Rice Rawa Upma is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Rice Rawa Upma and impress your family and friends.

Rice Rawa Upma

Ingredients to make Rice Rawa Upma

  • 1 cup Dry Roasted rice Rava
  • 2 cup hot water
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 2 Green chilies, slit
  • 2-3 tbsp cooking oil
  • salt to taste
  • 1 pinch sugar
  • Few drops of lemon juice
  • I tsp ghee
  • 1 tbsp freshly grated coconut
  • For tempering :
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/5 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 dry red chili
  • 2 sprig curry leaves
  • 1 tsp urad dal
  • I tbsp chana dal
  • 2 tbsp peanuts, husked

How to make Rice Rawa Upma

  1. Heat a wok and dry roast the rice rawa till golden and keep aside.
  2. Heat oil in the same wok and ingredients under 'Tempering' and saute till they splutter and the peanuts and dal turn golden.
  3. Add sliced onions and green chilies and fry till raw smell goes off and onions turn translucent. NOTE : You can also add chopped vegetables like carrot, peas, cauliflower etc. (optional)
  4. Meanwhile in a separate stove, heat water till nicely hot.
  5. Once the onions are nicely sauteed, add roasted rawa and stir well.
  6. Season with salt and add a pinch of sugar as well.
  7. Pour in the hot water and close the lid immediately, simmer the flames and let it cook for another 4-5 minutes.
  8. Once the raw is cooked it will look soft and fluffy and will also rise in volume.
  9. Drizzle some lemon juice all over and garnish with some freshly chopped coriander and grated coconut.
  10. Serve hot with your favorite gun powder or any seasonal pickle.

My Tip:

Rice Rawa aka Idli Rawa is Coarse Rice Flour, used for making soft and fluffy Idlis. Rice Rawa is nowdays easily available in stores but if you fail to find them in your place then you can easily make it at home as well. For making rice rawa, just wash and soak the rice in water for few hours. Later drain the water and spread the rice on a sheet under the fan and let it dry completely. Once the rice is dried completely and there are no stains of water then grind it coarsely in a grinder. Collect the rawa in an air tight jar and use it whenever required.

Reviews for Rice Rawa Upma (2)

Amrisha Vohra3 years ago

Tasty as well as healthy.

Kalpana Arora3 years ago

Tasty as well as healthy dish.

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