Rava Upma recipe
Rava Upma recipe is a delicious South Indian breakfast recipe. It is so simple and so full of flavor. Making this upma is just a breeze.
Cook Time 15 minutes
resting time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 3 people
- 1 cup sooji / rawa / semolina
- 2 tbsp ghee
- 1 tsp oil
- 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
- 2 no whole dry red chili
- few curry leaves
- 1 tbsp cashew nuts
- 1 tbsp chana dal soaked in water for sometime
- 1 tsp salt or to taste
- 2.5 cups water
Heat ghee and oil in a kadai and add the mustard seeds.
Once the mustard seeds start to splutter, add the whole dry red chili, curry leaves, cashew nuts and chana dal. Fry till the cashew is lightly brown in color.
Add 2.5 cups of water and salt.
Once the water starts to boil, add the sooji gradually while stirring the water.
Lower the heat and wait for the water to dry up while stirring.
Cover and simmer for 5 minutes. (if using pans other than clay pot) Switch off the heat, remove the lid, give it a stir. Let it rest for 5 more minutes before serving.
- Roast the sooji lightly for extra flavor and aroma.
- You can add in any tempering that you prefer like peanuts, urad dal, etc.
- Onion and vegetables can also be added for extra flavor.
Calories: 328kcal | Carbohydrates: 45.7g | Protein: 8.8g | Fat: 12.4g | Saturated Fat: 5.9g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 781mg | Potassium: 231mg | Fiber: 3.5g | Sugar: 1.8g | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 3.2mg