Upma Mango (आम) Semolina (सूजी)
Tangy Upma Recipe

Upma is the instant breakfast dish that invariably comes to mind when you don't have time to prepare batter or cut lot of vegetables. Its warm, tasty & tangy as well satiates your hunger well. You can have it without worrying about calories.

Recipe Cuisine: South Indian
Total Time (Minutes): 20
  • Ghee/Oil
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tea spoon
  • Red chillies - 2-3 numbers
  • Peanuts - 1 tablespoon
  • Chana dal - 1 tea spoon
  • Urad dal - 1/2 tea spoon
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tea spoon
  • Ginger, chopped - 1/2 tea spoon
  • Green chillies, chopped - 3-4 numbers
  • Curry leaves - 2 springs
  • Asafoetida(optional) - 1 pinch
  • Hot water - 2-3 cups
  • Raw mango, finely grated - 1/2 cup
  • Sooji or semolina - 1 cup
  • Salt - to taste

  1. Heat ghee in a pan and it becomes hot, add mustard seeds. When the mustard seeds splutter, add red chili pieces. Fry until the red chilies are slightly roasted.
  2. Add peanuts, chana dal and fry until the dal is slightly colored, then add urad dal.
  3. Add cumin seeds, chopped ginger, green chilies, curry leaves, asafoetida(optional).
  4. Add sliced onions, finely grated raw mangoes, salt and fry until the raw mangoes are nicely cooked.
  5. Add sooji, mix and slow cook this.
  6. Add some hot water, stir continuously until the sooji gets cooked.
  7. Switch off the flame, cover the pan with a lid and rest it for about 3-4 minutes.