5 upma recipes that are a cinch to cook

5 upma recipes that are a breeze to cook

5 upma recipes that are a cinch to cook

May 30, 2022, 4:10 PM
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These upma recipes are flavorful and easy to make. (Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons)

A classic South Indian breakfast, upma is a healthy and nutritious meal that is light on the stomach and also keeps you feeling full for longer.

The traditional upma recipe uses semolina and water, seasoned with flavorful spices.

However, you can add different variations to the dish and make it unique and flavorful.

Here are five upma recipes you must try.

This bread upma recipe is made with lots of fresh vegetables and is easiest to make for breakfast.

Saute onions, green chillies and curry leaves in some oil. Add chopped beans, carrots and green peas and cook for two to three minutes.

Add salt, turmeric powder and pieces of bread and mix well. Bake for two to three minutes.

Garnish with lemon juice and toasted nuts and serve warm.

Toast some semolina and keep it aside.

Saute mustard seeds, red dry chili, asafoetida and curry leaves in oil. Add onions, green chillies and tomatoes and cook well.

Add red chili powder, salt, turmeric powder, and lemon juice and cook for three to five minutes.

Add toasted semolina and water and stir well. Cook for five to eight minutes.

Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve immediately.

Made with fresh coconut, rava and some vegetables, coconut rava upma is nutritious and filling.

Fry mustard seeds, chana dal and urad dal in oil. Add onion, ginger, green chillies, carrot and curry leaves and fry well.

Add water, grated coconut and salt and let it boil. Add toasted rava and coriander leaves and stir well. Simmer for five to six minutes and serve hot.

This vermicelli upma is a light and filling dish that you can also eat for lunch.

Mix vermicelli, salt, oil and hot water. Cover and keep aside for eight-10 minutes.

Saute mustard seeds and urad dal in oil. Add onions and green chilies and cook for one to two minutes.

Add vermicelli, cilantro, salt, and lemon juice and cook for one to two minutes. Enjoying.

This warm bowl of upma prepared with fresh green peas and lightly tempered with curry leaves and mustard seeds is the perfect breakfast to have.

Fry mustard seeds, curry leaves, green peas and grated ginger in oil. Add onion and green chillies and cook for two minutes.

Add toasted semolina and hot water. Mix and cook well. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.

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