Upma Recipe | How to cook Sooji Upma | Rava Recipe: It is one of the basic tiffin or breakfast belonging to the south Indian Cuisine. It is very simple to cook. Here is the simple way to cook the Upma Recipe:

Upma Recipe:

Ingredients:

  • Rava – 1/2 cup
  • Oil/Ghee – 1 tablespoon
  • Cumin – 1/2 tsp
  • Mustard – 1/2 tsp
  • Channa Dal – 1 tsp
  • Urad dal – 1 tsp
  • Cashew – 6 to 8 (Halved and cleaned)
  • Curry Leaves – 1 sprig
  • Sliced Onions – Handful
  • Green Chilli – 1 slit
  • Ginger – 1/2 tsp chopped finely
  • Water – 1 1/2 cup
  • Hing – A pinch
  • Lemon Juice optional

How to cook Sooji Upma:

Roast a half cup of rava on a medium flame until it turns crunchy. Keep stirring it to prevent discoloring.

Upma Recipe | How to cook Sooji Upma | Rava Recipe

Once it turns crunchy, transfer it to another bowl and set it aside to cool.

Upma Recipe | How to cook Sooji Upma | Rava Recipe

In a pan, heat one tablespoon of oil. Add the mustard, cumins, cashews, and the dals in the oil and saute them.

Upma Recipe | How to cook Sooji Upma | Rava Recipe

Saute them on medium flame until it turns golden in color.

Upma Recipe | How to cook Sooji Upma | Rava Recipe

Now add a handful of thinly sliced onions, a slit of green chilies, and a sprig of curry leaves. You can also add the finely chopped ginger. (This is optional)

Upma Recipe | How to cook Sooji Upma | Rava Recipe

Saute for 2 minutes or until you begin to smell the onions or curry leaves. Add a pinch of Hing as well.

Upma Recipe | How to cook Sooji Upma | Rava Recipe

Add 1 1/2 cup of water now. The water depends on the quantity of the rava used. Usually, water is added three times the quantity of the Rava.

Upma Recipe | How to cook Sooji Upma | Rava Recipe

Let it boil. Now add salt and taste the salt content. Make sure to use salt as required.

Upma Recipe | How to cook Sooji Upma | Rava Recipe

When the water begins to boil, adjust to medium flame and add the roasted rava. Add the rava in a hand and stir the water in the other.

Upma Recipe | How to cook Sooji Upma | Rava Recipe

Quickly stir the mixture to prevent the lumps. Break the lumps if any.

Upma Recipe | How to cook Sooji Upma | Rava Recipe

Reduce the flame and cover the lid.

Upma Recipe | How to cook Sooji Upma | Rava Recipe

After two minutes, open the lid and stir the upma.

Upma Recipe | How to cook Sooji Upma | Rava Recipe

Once it is done switch off the stove. Cover the lid and set it aside. Add toppings if you wish to.

Upma Recipe | How to cook Sooji Upma | Rava Recipe

Serve it hot with any chutney or curd.

Upma Recipe | How to cook Sooji Upma | Rava Recipe

Thanks for learning Upma Recipe.

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