1. Semolina/Rava- 1 cup
  2. Green chili chopped- 1 no
  3. Ginger chopped- 1 tsp
  4. Curry leaves- 1 sprig
  5. Cashew nuts- 5-6 nos
  6. Red chilies- 2 nos
  7. Asafoetida-1 pinch
  8. Onion chopped- 1/2 cup
  9. Carrot and green beans chopped – 3/4 cup
  10. Frozen green peas-1/4 cup
  11. Water-1 1/2 to 1 3/4 cups
  12. Ghee/oil
  13. Salt to taste
  14. mustard seeds


  • Heat 1 tsp of oil/ghee in a pan and roast semolina till fragrant.Keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan,add mustard seeds.Let it splutter.
  • Add green chili,ginger,curry leaves,cashew nuts ,red chilies and asafoetida.Saute for a minute on low flame.
  • Now add onion,carrot and green beans.Saute till the vegetables are almost cooked.
  • Add frozen green peas and pour water. Add salt to taste.Cover and cook till it starts to boil.
  • Now add slowly the roasted semolina ,stirring as you go.
  • Reduce the flame to low ,cover and cook for few minutes.
  • Open the lid and stir well.Now the upma should be soft and fluffy.(if it looks dry add a few tablespoons of water ,then cover and cook for a minute)


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    July 21, 2011 at 10:19 pm

    wow, that looks so delicious 🙂

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    July 22, 2011 at 12:54 am

    Looks yummy. Simple and quick to prepare. Vegetables make it healthy too.

    Event: Fast food not Fat food

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    July 22, 2011 at 5:56 am

    colourful delicious looking upuma looks wonderful

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    Reshmi Mahesh
    July 22, 2011 at 4:34 pm

    Thanks for visiting my space…following you..
    Upma looks delicious and colorful…Nice clicks..

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    Prathima Rao
    July 22, 2011 at 7:10 pm

    I just cant get enough of your colorful, yummy uppma!!! Awesome clicks..!! First time here & u have a great thing going on here on Kurryleaves..Happy to be following u & do drop into my blog sometime..:)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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    Sobha Shyam
    July 22, 2011 at 8:22 pm

    delicious, colourful and healthy upma..nice clicks dear.

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    Suman Singh
    July 22, 2011 at 9:09 pm

    simple, healthy and delicious upma..

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    July 23, 2011 at 1:53 am

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    July 23, 2011 at 7:24 am

    Upma looks delicious.

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    Jayanthy Kumaran
    July 23, 2011 at 11:52 am

    this is just awesome dear..yummy clicks..
    Tasty Appetite

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    July 23, 2011 at 4:07 pm

    Thank you all….

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    Sensible Vegetarian
    July 26, 2011 at 5:29 pm

    Delicious and colorful one.

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    August 16, 2011 at 5:46 pm

    looks perfect!! so colorful 🙂 nice dear…
    I add freshy grated coconut also 🙂

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