Puffed Rice Upma Recipe

Upma Puffed Rice
Puffed Rice Upma Recipe

Puffed rice is very low in calories. A 3/4-cup serving of a bran flake cereal has 98 calories, and swapping out your bran flakes for puffed rice can save you 44 calories per serving.

Puffed rice can be used in breakfast as cereal, upma, poha, cutlet. If you like the upma crunchy you can directly add the puffed rice without washing it.

Recipe Cuisine: South Indian
Total Time (Minutes): 15
Servings: 2
  • Puffed rice - 2 Cup
  • Cooking oil
  • Mustard & Cumin seeds
  • Few curry leaves
  • Ginger, grated
  • Raw peanuts
  • Green chillies, finely chopped
  • Boiled green peas (matar)
  • Turmeric powder (haldi)
  • Chopped tomato - 2 Tbsp
  • Chopped onion - 2 Tbsp
  • Lemon juice - Half Tbsp
  • Chopped coriander (dhania) Leaves - to garnish
  • Salt

  1. Place the puffed rice in a strainer and wash it under running water for 30 seconds and set aside on a bowl for all the excess water to drain out.
  2. Heat a kadai with a tablespoon of oil on medium flame.
  3. Once the oil heats up, add mustard & cumin seeds,allow it to crackle. Add peanuts and roast on medium heat.
  4. Add the ginger, onions, green chillies and curry leaves with a little salt and saute well.
  5. Stir in the Murmura (Puffed Rice), coriander leaves, lemon juice and stir everything together.
  6. Serve immediately.
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