Jain Upma

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1 cup semolina (not too fine)
1/4 cup broken roasted peanuts
7-8 raisins
1 tsp. urad dal
1/2 tsp. mustard seeds
1 stalk curry leaves
3 green chillies chopped
2 tbsp. oil
1 tbsp. lemon juice
salt to taste
3 cups boiling water
1 tsp. coriander chopped

Heat oil in a heavy pan.
Add the raisins, mustard seed, dal and peanuts and fry on low till light golden.
Add the green chillies and curry leaves.
Add the semolina and stir continuously till the semolina gives out a nice aroma.
Takes about 7-8 minutes to roast the semolina on low.
Add the salt and stir. Carefully pour in 3 cups boiling water and stir well.
Use a long handled ladle for stirring to keep away from the spluttering.
If it feels too dry , add more water and stir.
Keep on low and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
Add lemon juice and mix well.
Mould into a greased cup and unmould onto serving plate.
Garnish with Coriander leaves.
Serve hot with steaming coffee or tea.
Can accompany with Malaka Podi (Chutney powder)

Making Time: 20 minutes


  1. shweta shah

    i like the recipe & my family too

  2. Jain Recipes

    It is so simple to prepare. It delicious and healthy. Nice blog. Enjoyed many of your recipes.

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