Semolina (Rava) Upma

Rava Upma recipe

Upma is made using wheat semolina i.e. Rava. It is prepared in Maharashtra, South India, etc. In South, India Upma is very common and it is made up of fine sooji or semolina, urad dal (black gram) and it’s soft and sticky. But in Maharashtra, it is made up of semolina spiced up with chili, tomato.

This recipe is a Maharashtrian recipe which will be spicy and tasty. Upma is very easy and healthy, can easily make within 20 minutes. It is used to eat at morning breakfast. Before this, my recipe always had become sticky but one of my friends told me a proper recipe which is non-sticky and fluffy.

If you want to know more about the Maharashtrian recipe then click recipes Kande Pohe, Kothimbir Vadi, etc.

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Semolina (Rava) Upma
Upma recipe - It is a healthy recipe, easy to make, non-sticky and fluffy.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Maharashtrian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Maharashtrian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Roasting Semolina
  1. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a Kadhai or pan.
  2. Add semolina and stir.
  3. Roast semolina in slow flame. Stir continuosly.
  4. Cook till it become golden color. Remove from Kadhai and keep it aside.
Making Upma
  1. In the same pan, heeat 2 tablespoon oil and add mastard seeds. Let it crackle.
  2. After that add cumin seeds and potatoes. Saute till become potatoes golden in color.
  3. Now add asafetida, curry leaves, chili and onion. Stir until onion becomes transelucent.
  4. Then add tomatoes and green peas and mix well. Cook till tomatoes become soft. Meanwhile boil water in another deep pan or in electric kettle.
  5. Add turmaric powder, salt and stir. Allow to cook for 1 minute.
  6. Lastly, add roasted semolina and mix well.
  7. After 1 minute, add boiling water to sooji litltle by little and mix it. So that sooji can cook evenly and it will become fluffy. Cover with lid and alow to cook for 3-4 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  8. Now Upma is ready to serve. Garnish with chopped coriander. Enjoy hot Upma with lemon slice.
Recipe Notes

Add boil water to sooji little by little and mix it again add water little by little and again mix it. Repeat 2-3 times.

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