Soya Upma ( Healthy Breakfast)


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Like idlis and parathas, upma is also a popular breakfast option in indian cuisine. You are sure to have tried various upmas, made of semolina, broken wheat, etc. Now, it’s time to try this super healthy version made with soya granules. Soya upma boosts your energy and gives you all the iron and protein you need to whizz through your day!

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Makes 4 servings
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  1. Soak the soya granules in hot water for approx. 15 minutes. Drain, squeeze out all the water and keep aside. Discard the water.
  2. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds. When they crackle, add the urad dal and sauté till the dal turns light brown.
  3. Add the asafoetida, ginger, green chillies and onions.
  4. Sauté the onions till they are translucent. Add the carrots and cabbage and sauté for 4 to 5 minutes.
  5. Add the soya granules and mix well.
  6. Season with salt and mix well.
  7. Serve hot garnished with the coriander and lemon wedges.
Nutrient values per serving
8.2 gm. 96 cal. 4.5 mg. 1.5 mg. 5.5 gm.
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 on 18 Dec 11 10:19 AM

Protein rich recipe! Sometimes, i add green peas and corn and skip the cabbage and urad dal. Very healthy recipe.