Rava – 1 cup
Onion – 1
Green Chillies – 2
Fresh ginger – a small piece
Bengal gram dal – 1 teaspoon
Urad dhal – 1 teaspoon
Curry leaves – few
Oil – 8 teaspoon
Mustard – ½ teaspoon
Salt – ½ teaspoon


In a kadai, put four teaspoon oil and fry the rawa till it changes its colour.
Remove it and keep it.
In the same kadai, put the remaining oil and when it is hot, add the mustard.
When it pops up, add the dals and fry till it turns light brown.
Add chopped onion, chillies, ginger and curry leaves.
Fry till onions are transparent.
Add two cups of water along with salt.
Bring to boil.
When it starts boiling, slowly add the fried rawa and stir continuously till it turn like a big ball.

Note: You can add a small carrot cut into pieces and little green peas along with onion in the uppuma. You can also sprinkle little lemon juice.

Rava Upma, 3.6 out of 5 based on 5 ratings
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5 thoughts on “Rava Upma

  1. Aniruddha Sawant said on November 18, 2012 at 10:22 am

    A good recipe.helped me & my dad to fend us while grandma was in village & no food was available.

  2. shalaka said on September 2, 2011 at 3:52 am

    the upma was made perfectly by your receipe …… thanks

  3. Ankita said on August 30, 2011 at 7:06 am

    it is too oily,8 spoon of oil is too much.

  4. Raj, Online Marketing consultant said on January 5, 2011 at 3:30 am

    a quick dish, i cook it often
    but most of the times it becomes mushy :(

  5. amru said on November 21, 2009 at 11:14 am

    good easy recipe….

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