Saturday, 20 October 2012

Vegatable Rava Upma(Semolina upma)

Rava upma is a very popular dish in south India.This recipe is light and easy to make and is ideal for breakfast.You can also serve it for dinner.Adding vegetables like cauliflower,carrots and green peas make it nutritious.

Semolina(Rava)-2 cups
Green peas-1/4 cups,boiled
Onion-1 small size,finely chopped
Green chillies-2,finely chopped
Cauliflower-2-3 small florets
Carrot-1/2 piece,grated
Ginger-a small piece,finely chopped
Tomato-1 small size,diced
Mustard seeds-1/2 teaspoon
Chana dal-2 teaspoons
Urad dal-2 teaspoons
Asafoetida -a  generous pinch
Curry leaves-4-5
Green coriander leaves-2 teaspoons,finely chopped
Salt to taste
Oil/Ghee-3 teaspoons
Water-4.5 cups

-Dry roast the rava for 3-4 minutes on low flame.If you are using roasted rava then skip this step.
-Cut the cauliflower florets into small pieces.
-Heat a pan and add 3 teaspoons of oil and add mustard seeds,curry leaves,asafoetida,chana dal,urad dal and saute for 2 minutes.
-Quickly add the chopped vegetables and cook for another 3-4 minutes.
-Now add the rava and mix well.Add salt and 4.5 cups of water and mix and cover the pan with a lid.
-Cook the rava on low flame and keep stirring in between.
-Cook for atleast 4-5 minutes and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.


  1. Kids will gone up crazy to eat this item . You have presented very good item. Keep it up Aneesha we are fond of such type of pages . Thank you very much

    1. Thank you for your encouragement.I will try to post some more tasty and healthy kids friendly recipes in the future.