Upma ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )

Upma ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )

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When in a hurry, street style upma is the first breakfast option that comes to your mind! This sumptuous and easy upma can be served as a snack any time during the day, whenever hunger strikes. Mumbai roadside upma is popularly sold on streets, hawkers start selling it early in the morning along with chutney and is actually a quick Indian street food upma.

There are many who come to Tarla Dalal office pick up a Mumbai roadside upma parcel. Note that you get the Mumbai roadside upma between 7 am to 10 am at roadside vendors. All over Maharashtra like Satara, Pune, Beed, Nagpur and in Gujarat is quick Indian street food upma is available.

Upma is one of the most common South Indian breakfast recipes, which is now popular all over India. rava upma is a quick preparation using common ingredients available in the Indian kitchen, and so it can be made without much ado. Authentic Upma is made by roasting rava which is then a tempering of spices along with some onions and cooked on a slow flame for 3 to 4 minutes but here we have roasted the rava along with onions and spices and made the process a little quicker.

Tips to make quick Indian street food upma when your kids come home. You can roast a large quantity of rava ,s tore it in an airtight container which makes the rava last longer and not get fungus. Use it as and when you wish to make Mumbai roadside upma recipe. Also make sure to 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 South-Indian rava upma bitter.

You can also make street style upma recipe healthier by adding a lot of boiled vegetables like carrots, fansi, tomatoes and peas along with the semolina when cooking. This will add more fibre to sooji upma making it a lot healthier. Serve upma hot in an inverted cup shape, as suggested with a hot piping cup of tea or coffee!

Once, the Mumbai roadside upma is ready garnish it with coconut, coriander and nylon sev. It perks up the taste of upma.

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.

Learn to make upma | rava upma | sooji upma | quick upma recipe | breakfast upma | with detailed step by step photos and video below.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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For Upma
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1 tsp urad dal (split black lentils)
6 to 7 curry leaves (kadi patta)
1/3 cup finely chopped onions
1 1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1 cup semolina (rava / sooji)
salt to taste

For The Garnish
4 tsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
4 tsp freshly grated coconut
4 tsp nylon sev

For Serving
4 lemon wedges

For upma

    For upma
  1. To make mumbai roadside upma recipe, boil 2 cups of water in a deep pan and keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a kadhai and add the mustard seeds.
  3. When the seeds crackle, add the urad dal, curry leaves, onions and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame till the onions turn translucent.
  4. Add the semolina and sauté on a slow flame for another 3 to 4 minutes.
  5. Add the hot water and salt and cover and cook on a slow flame for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring once in between.
  6. Place equal portions of upma on 4 plates, garnish each plate with 1 tsp of coriander and 1 tsp of coconut and 1 tsp of nylon sev.
  7. Serve the upma immediately.

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Method for upma

  1. To make Mumbai roadside upma recipe | quick Indian street food upma | South- Indian rava upma | boil 2 cups of water in a deep pan and keep aside.
  2. Further, heat the oil in a non-stick pan.
  3. Add mustard seeds.
  4. Once the seeds crackle, add urad dal.
  5. Add curry leaves. 
  6. Add onions. 
  7. Add green chillies. 
  8. Saute on medium flame on a medium flame for 1-2 minutes or until onions ar translucent. 
  9. Add semolina.
  10. Saute on slow flame for another 2-3 minutes. Semolina would change its color and turn pinkish.
  11. Add hot water and salt.
  12. Cover and cook for 3-4 minutes while stirring occasionally in between.
  13. Upma is ready to be serve.
  14. Place one portion of upma in a plate.
  15. Garnish with coriander.
  16. Sprinkle coconut on Mumbai roadside upma | quick Indian street food upma | South- Indian rava upma |.
  17. Lastly, sprinkle sev on Mumbai roadside upma | quick Indian street food upma | South- Indian rava upma |
  18. Serve street style upma immediately.

RECIPE SOURCE : Mumbai's Roadside SnacksBuy this cookbook
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