Upma, Quick Upma Recipe, Breakfast Upma
by Tarla Dalal
उपमा की रेसिपी
- हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Upma, Quick Upma Recipe, Breakfast Upma in Hindi)
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Upma is one of the most common Breakfast items, all over India. It is a quick preparation using common ingredients, and so it can be made without much ado.
Plus, you can also make it healthier by adding a lot of boiled veggies like carrots, beans, potatoes, tomatoes and peas along with the semolina when cooking. Serve hot in an inverted cup shape, as suggested.
Love South Indian Food, then do try other South Indian Breakfast recipes like Rice and Moong Dal Idli , Kadubu, Moru Moru Dosa, Pesarattu, Uppu-Urundai and Ven Pongal.
Enjoy how to make Upma recipe with detailed step by step photos and video below.
- Heat the semolina in a kadhai and dry roast on a mdium flame for 4 to 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a kadhai and add the mustard seeds.
- When the seeds crackle, add the urad dal, curry leaves and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
- Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
- Add the roasted semolina, 3 cups of hot water and salt and mix well and cover with a lid and cook on a slow flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the lemon juice and sugar, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 1 minute, while stirring continuously.
- Fill the upma in a glass bowl and demould on a plate.
- Serve the upma immediately garnished with coriander.
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Upma, Quick Upma Recipe, Breakfast Upma recipe with step by step photos
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Heat a kadhai and add the semolina into it.
Dry roast on a medium flame for about 4 to 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Switch off the flame when the semolina turns slightly pink in colour.
Transfer the roasted rava to a plate and keep it aside. You will get a beautiful aroma when the rava is being roasted to perfection. You can roast a large quantity of rava , store it in a jar and use it as and when you wish to make Upma.
Heat the oil in another kadhai.
Add the mustard seeds. It is an essential part of most South Indian Recipes.
When the seeds begin to splutter, add the urad dal into the kadhai.
Next, add the curry leaves.
Add the green chillies for the spice. You can also use dry red chilies and finely chopped ginger to enhance the flavour of the Upma further.Sauté this tempering on a medium flame for a few seconds. Do NOT burn the tempering.
Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes. Onions provide the desired crunch and flavour to the Upma.
Now, its time to add the roasted semolina into the kadhai.
Add the salt to taste.
Also add 3 cups of hot water to cook the semolina.
Mix all the ingredients well and cover with a lid. Cook on a slow flame for about 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
Open the lid and add the lemon juice for the desired subtle tartness.
Also add the sugar to balance the flavours.
Mix the Upma well and cook on a medium flame for not more than 1 minute, while stirring continuously. Cooking for a long period of time, after the addition of lemon can make it bitter.
Transfer the hot Upma (Quick Upma Recipe) into a greased glass bowl to give it the shape of the bowl.
Demould Upma (Quick Upma Recipe) on a plate by tapping the bowl lightly.
Serve the Upma (Quick Upma Recipe) immediately garnished with coriander. You can also serve it along with Sambhar and South Indian chutneys.
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