Upma Uppumavu


Upma is a common easy breakfast recipe from South India. It is also called as uppumavu or uppittu in some places. Rawa Upma (Suji Upma) is a delicious, tasty and easy to prepare breakfast recipe to try at home. You can make it simple or add different vegetables or nuts and make it a different recipe.

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 15 – 20 minutes

Servings: 3 – 4 persons

Main Ingredients: Suji / Rawa

Cuisine: South Indian

Course / Category: Vegetarian, Breakfast


Suji / Rawa: 3 cups

Onion: 2 number (medium)

Carrot: 1 number (medium)

Beans: 5 numbers

Green chilly: 2 number (medium)

Ground nut: ½ cup (roasted)

Mustard: 1 teaspoon

Turmeric: ¼ teaspoon

Salt: As required

Oil: 2 tablespoon

Method to Prepare Upma

1. Roast suji on medium flame.

2. Heat oil in a pan, add chopped onion & green chilly, ginger, carrot, beans & roasted ground nuts & sauté well till onion become transparent.

3. Add 2 and 1/2 cups of water, when it starts boiling add turmeric, salt.

4. Then add roasted suji to it & mix well, no lumps should form. Add water in between if required.

5. Close with lid & keep for 10 minutes on low flame.

Your Upma / Uppumavu is ready to serve. Serve hot with Pazham (banana) or curry.

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