Tomato Upma, South Indian Tomato Upma


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tomato upma recipe is a quick tangy upma recipe made from simple everyday ingredients like tomatoes, rava (sooji), onions and Indian spices. tomato upma makes a quick and easy breakfast , with an appetizing aroma and the tangy flavour of tomatoes.

Notes and tips to make the perfect tomato upma. 1. Blend to a smooth pulp. Keep aside. Always make use of red plump tomatoes to get a pleasant tangy flavour. 2. Add urad dal. For an added crunch, you can toss in some cashew nuts, peanuts or chana dal. 3. Add any veggies of your choice like capsicum, peas, corn, carrots to enhance the flavour of tomato rava upma. 4. Add semolina. Many people even roast rava until aromatic and golden before using while making upma. Roasting the semolina prevents the formation of lumps. 5. Add the prepared tomato pulp. Alternatively, you can even chop the tomatoes and add to the pan. You can reduce or increase the quantity of tomato as per your taste. 6. Add 3 cups of hot water. It is important to stir continuously to prevent the formation of lumps.

Don’t forget to add sugar while making tomato rava upma. Sugar helps in balancing the tangy flavour from tomatoes.

tomato upma tastes so awesome because of the traditional tempering and the characteristic flavour of tomatoes.

Serve tomato upma immediately. The semolina absorbs water and thickens as it cools forming a lumpy mass so, upma tastes best when savoured immediately. You can drizzle some ghee on top and eat the tomato upma with coconut chutney or podi chutney.

You can also try other Upma recipes like Oats Upma and Ragi Upma.

Learn to make tomato upma recipe | tomato rava upma | South Indian tomato upma | with step by step photos below.

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Tomato Upma, South Indian Tomato Upma recipe - How to make Tomato Upma, South Indian Tomato Upma

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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  1. To make tomato upma, combine the tomatoes in a mixer and blend to a smooth pulp. Keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  3. Add the onions and sauté on medium flame for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the semolina and sauté on a medium flame for 4 minutes.
  5. Add the tomato pulp, chilli powder, sugar, salt and coriander, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  6. Add 3 cups of hot water, mix well and cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Serve the tomato upma immediately.

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Other Upma recipe

  1. Upma, uppumavu or uppittu is a popular South-Indian breakfast delicacy. It is generally made using semolina but nowadays, people make use of ingredients like quinoa, broken wheat and even oats to make healthy variants. You can fortify the basic upma recipe with a myriad of vegetables and enjoy it for breakfast or a quick evening snack. Like tomato upma recipe | tomato rava upma | South Indian tomato upma | then here are some popular upma recipes :

How to make tomato upma

  1. To prepare tomato upma recipe | tomato rava upma | South Indian tomato upma | clean and wash the tomatoes. Place them on a chopping board and roughly chop them. Transfer the tomatoes in a mixer.
  2. Blend to a smooth pulp. Keep aside. Always make use of red plump tomatoes to get a pleasant tangy flavour.
  3. To make tomato rava bath, heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan. Oil can be swapped with ghee.
  4. Once the oil is hot, add mustard seeds.
  5. Add urad dal. For an added crunch, you can toss in some cashew nuts, peanuts or chana dal.
  6. Add curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  7. Add onions. Add any veggies of your choice like capsicum, peas, corn, carrots to enhance the flavour of tomato rava upma.
  8. Sauté on medium flame for 2 minutes or until they are translucent.
  9. Add semolina. Many people even roast rava until aromatic and golden before using while making upma. Roasting the semolina prevents the formation of lumps.
  10. Sauté on a medium flame for 4 minutes.
  11. Add the prepared tomato pulp. Alternatively, you can even chop the tomatoes and add to the pan. You can reduce or increase the quantity of tomato as per your taste.
  12. Add chilli powder. Add more or less to suit your palate.
  13. Add sugar. Sugar helps in balancing the tangy flavour from tomatoes.
  14. Add salt.
  15. Add coriander.
  16. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  17. Add 3 cups of hot water. It is important to stir continuously to prevent the formation of lumps.
  18. Mix well and cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Our tomato upma | tomato rava upma | South Indian tomato upma | is ready!
  19. Serve tomato upma immediately. The semolina absorbs water and thickens as it cools forming a lumpy mass so, upma tastes best when savoured immediately. You can drizzle some ghee on top and eat the tomato upma with coconut chutney or podi chutney.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy213 cal
Protein4.4 g
Carbohydrates31 g
Fiber0.8 g
Fat7.9 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium13.1 mg

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Tomato Upma, South Indian Tomato Upma
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 on 09 May 20 09:30 AM


Tarla Dalal receipy is always good for my family. Whenever we make food it''s always very easy and tasty. Today we made South indian tomato Upma and it''s very tasty. Thank you Mam.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Thank you very much for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
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10 May 20 11:19 PM
Tomato Upma, South Indian Tomato Upma
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 on 26 Mar 20 09:27 PM


Tomato Upma, South Indian Tomato Upma
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 on 31 Oct 17 01:14 PM


It''s very delicious!
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks for your kind words. Please keep reviewing the recipes you have loved.
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02 Nov 17 09:05 AM
Tomato Upma, South Indian Tomato Upma
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 on 31 Oct 17 12:58 AM


This is a very healthy and tasty recipe. Even my kid who doesn''t like upma , eats this. Thank you so much.
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks for your kind words. Please keep reviewing the recipes you have loved.
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31 Oct 17 08:19 AM
Tomato Upma, South Indian Tomato Upma
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 on 23 Jun 17 01:31 PM


its wonderful to cook recipes by this master chef.. specially i always find one for my kid.. but this site is absolutely with ads ads n ads.. not even a second a one more ad pops up.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Pooja, thanks for your kind words. Sorry about the ads but that is what pays for the research update on a daily basis. We will look into it. Please keep reviewing the recipes you have loved.
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23 Jun 17 02:36 PM
Tomato Upma, South Indian Tomato Upma
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 on 17 Mar 17 01:32 PM


I was very happy to make a different type of upma instead of the regular upma. I make this often for my family and they all always love it.
Tomato Upma, South Indian Tomato Upma
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 on 16 Mar 17 04:59 PM


Well this is has become an instant hit between my family and friends, never thought tomato pulp can make a flavorful upma that is irresistible....
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Sudha.
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23 Jun 17 02:38 PM