5 Varieties Of Delicious Upma Recipes

Upma is mainly a dish from the Indian Subcontinent. This dish mainly comes from the state of Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu.

Upma is mainly a dish from the Indian Subcontinent. This dish mainly comes from the state of Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu. The main ingredient that is needed for an Upma is Semolina. This recipe can be served for breakfast, tiffin, or snacks. There are varieties of Upma dishes that are prepared in different ways and with different ingredients and spices. Different vegetables are also added to this recipe according to the choices of the people.

Here AreĀ  5 Different Variations Of Upma Recipes That You Can Prepare At Your Home And Serve For Breakfast.

lemon upma
LEMON UPMA

LEMON UPMA

The main ingredient used in this lemon Upma is lemon juice. Rest all the other ingredients are same. You will get a flavor of tanginess of lemon in this Upma recipe. So let us quickly check out the delicious Upma recipe and try them at our home.

LEMON UPMA

Total Time 30 minutes
Course Breakfast, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2 servings
Calories 202 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup semolina
  • half teaspoon mustard seeds
  • half teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon green chili chopped
  • 4 curry leaves
  • 1 tablespoon cashews chopped
  • half teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar

Instructions
 

  • Heat a pan and add oil to it.
  • Add mustard seeds, curry leaves, cumin seeds, and chopped green chili.
  • Let them crackle for 1 minute.
  • Add the semolina.
  • Mix them properly.
  • Now add lemon juice, turmeric powder, salt, and sugar.
  • Mix them all and stir them for 5 minutes on low flame.
  • Add 2 cups of water to the mixture.
  • Stir them and then cover the lid.
  • The flame must be kept low.
  • When the water gets soaked our Upma is ready to be served.

 

 

 

tomato upma
TOMATO UPMA

TOMATO UPMA

The main ingredient used in this Upma recipe is Tomato. You will get a flavor of tanginess of tomato in this recipe. So let us check the recipe in detail and prepare them at our home.

TOMATO UPMA

Total Time 30 minutes
Course Breakfast, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2 servings
Calories 213 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup semolina
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • half teaspoon mustard seeds
  • half teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 4 curry leaves
  • 1 teaspoon green chili chopped
  • half cup onions chopped
  • 1 cup tomatoes chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder

Instructions
 

  • Heat a pan and add butter to it.
  • Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves, and green chili.
  • Let them crackle for 1 minute on low flame.
  • Now add onions.
  • Cook the onions till they become translucent.
  • Now add the tomatoes, salt, sugar, and turmeric powder.
  • Now cook the tomatoes till they become soft.
  • Now add the semolina and stir them for 10 minutes on low flame.
  • Now add 2 cups of water and let them simmer till the water gets soaked.
  • Our yummy tomato Upma is ready to be served.

 

 

masala upma
MASALA UPMA

MASALA UPMA

As the name suggests masala, a lot of spices are used in preparing this recipe. This recipe of Upma is a bit spicy and delicious. So let us check out the recipe in detail and prepare this Upma recipe and serve them.

MASALA UPMA

Total Time 30 minutes
Course Breakfast, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2 servings
Calories 192 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup semolina
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon ginger paste
  • 1 tablespoon garlic paste
  • 4 tablespoons onions chopped
  • 4 tablespoons tomatoes chopped
  • 2 tablespoons capsicum chopped
  • half teaspoon mustard seeds
  • half teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 4 curry leaves
  • 1 teaspoon chopped green chili
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • few chopped coriander leaves

Instructions
 

  • Heat a pan and add butter to it.
  • Add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, curry leaves, and green chili.
  • Let them crackle for 30 seconds.
  • Now add chopped onions.
  • Let the onions turn translucent.
  • Next, add ginger and garlic paste.
  • Stir them for 1 minute on low flame.
  • Next, add the tomatoes and capsicum.
  • Now add all the other spices along with semolina.
  • Mix them all together nicely and stir them for 5 minutes on low flame.
  • Now add 2 cups of water and let them simmer for about 10 minutes on low flame.
  • When the water gets soaked our yummy Masala Upma is ready to be served.

 

 

tamarind upma
TAMARIND UPMA

TAMARIND UPMA

Tamarind means khatta mittha. This Upma recipe contains the tanginess of tamarind. So let us check out the recipe in detail and prepare them at our home.

TAMARIND UPMA

Total Time 30 minutes
Course Breakfast, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2 servings
Calories 224 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup semolina
  • half teaspoon mustard seeds
  • half teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 4 curry leaves
  • 1 teaspoon green chili
  • 2 tablespoons tamarind pulp
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 tablespoon onions chopped

Instructions
 

  • Heat a pan and add butter to it.
  • Next, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves, and green chili.
  • Let them crackle for about 30 seconds.
  • Now add the onions and stir them till the color turns translucent.
  • Next, add the tamarind pulp, semolina, and all the other spices.
  • Stir them for about 5 minutes on low flame.
  • Next, add 2 cups of water.
  • Stir them and let them simmer for about 10 minutes on low flame.
  • When the water gets soaked our yummy Tamarind Upma is ready to e served.

 

bread upma (1)
BREAD UPMA

BREAD UPMA

Bread Upma also known as bread pulav is a very delicious recipe for bread. This recipe is just too spicy and flavorful. You can have this recipe for your breakfast or snack time. This bread recipe contains a lot of spices and vegetables of your choice. Upma is mainly a South Indian dish.

bread upma

BREAD UPMA

This is a South Indian Dish popular among all.
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Breakfast, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2 people
Calories 336 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 slices bread
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon urad dal
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 2 curry leaves
  • 1 teaspoon ginger grated
  • 1 teaspoon green chili chopped
  • 1 tablespoon cashews chopped
  • half cup onion chopped
  • half cup tomatoes chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon coriander leaves
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon soya sauce
  • 1 tablespoon tomato ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper powder
  • 1 teaspoon chaat masala powder

Instructions
 

  • At first, cut the bread into cubes.
  • Now Heat a pan and add oil to it.
  • Next add the urad dal, mustard seeds, curry leaves, grated ginger, and green chili.
  • Stir them very nicely till they splutter.
  • Now add the onions and the tomatoes.
  • Stir them till the tomatoes become soft and the onions become translucent in color
  • Now add the bread cubes and stir them very nicely.
  • Now add turmeric powder, salt, soya sauce, lemon juice, tomato ketchup, black pepper powder, red chili powder, and chaat masala.
  • Mix all the ingredients very nicely and stir them for 5 minutes on low flame.
  • Now add the coriander leaves and our delicious bread Upma is ready to be served.

Notes

  • You can add grated carrots and capsicum to this recipe.
  • You can also add tomato puree instead of tomato to this recipe.