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Weekend breakfast hack: Indian Upma recipe

Made from Semolina, Upma will prove to be your ultimate weekend breakfast

13w ago

You can come up with some very great dishes made from Semolina (also known as Sooji). Case in point, the South Indian Upma. Very famous in the Southern parts of India, Upma is the ubiquitous breakfast for most Indians. Let's see how it's made.


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  • 1 cup Semolina
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 green chili
  • 1 onion
  • Mustard Seeds
  • Curry Leaves
  • Cooking oil


  1. Dry roast the semolina in a wok for 5 mins and let it cool down.
  2. Later, add salt to it according to your taste.
  3. In the same wok, take any cooking oil and when the oil becomes hot, add chopped onion and green chili to it.
  4. When the green chili and onion become soft, add the chopped tomatoes to them.
  5. After some time, add 2 cups of water and before the water boils, mix the semolina with it.
  6. Stir the semolina continuously at a high flame until it thickens and leaves the surface of the wok.
  7. Leave the gas on simmer for sometime.
  8. Upma is now ready!

Recipe Notes

You can also add the lemon juice to improvise the taste

Recipe by

Ritu Kokcha (My Mother)

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Serving suggestion: Some hot tea/coffee will be perfect with Upma.

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Comments (1)

  • Looks very interesting

      3 months ago