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  • Semolina (Rava) : 500gm
  • Onion (chopped finely) :2 medium sized
  • green chilly: 5 nos (chopped)
  • Urad dal/split :1 tsp
  • Ginger :½ inch (chopped finely)
  • mustard :1 tsp
  • Curry leaves: 1 sprig
  • Chopped coriander leaves :2 tbsp
  • oil or ghee : as required for frying
  • salt as required
  • Water : 1/4 liter


In a pan add rava (once get heated) in low flame. Continuously stir while roasting the rava for 8 to 10 minutes. No need to turn the color into brown, Off the flame keep aside the rava into a paper or plate.

In a pan, add 2 tbsp ghee or oil, once get hot, add 1 tsp mustard seeds, once get cracked add 1 tsp urad dal. Stir it until turn light brown. Now add add the chopped green chilly, ginger, curry leaves. After 1 minute add the finely chopped onions into it. Saute the onions till it become translucent. Add 1 tbs of salt(as needed).

Once cooked the onion add 2.5 cups water into pan (to this onion). Stir well in a medium flame. Once water get boiled add roasted rava into it slowly and stir it continuously. Cover the pan for 5 minutes to cook the rava. after 5 minutes add chopped coriander leaves. Switch off the flame.

Special tip: You can add grated coconut into this as last step for sweet upma.

serve upma with pappad.


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