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Veggie Rawa Upma

A delicious and healthy Indian breakfast- rava upma. Prepared with semolina and fresh veggies. Healthy, nutritious and packed with flavor.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 SERVINGS


  • 1 cup Sooji (Semolina)
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup Carrots, thinly cut
  • 7-8 pieces of Curry leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chili powder
  • 1 cup Curd (beaten)
  • 1 cup Water + 3 tablespoons more
  • 1.5 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon Juice
  • 1 teaspoon Salt (adjust accordingly, this is what I use)


  • Assemble all the ingredients.
  • In a pan dry roast sooji until it's light brown in color. Set it aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add curry leaves, mustard seeds and as they start to sputter mix in onions, carrots and saute until carrots are soft and tender. Mix in red chili powder and salt.
  • Saute and cook for a minute.
  • Mix in roasted sooji...
  • And mix until well blended.
  • Pour in curd and keep stirring...
  • Add water and keep stirring. Make sure no lumps are formed.
  • And bring it to a boil.
  • As it starts to thicken up, take it off the flame and cover. If you prefer upma of a thick and gooey consistency, then take it off the flame. Allow it to sit for a while and it will thicken up. If you prefer your upma on a dry and fluffy side, add less water and cook a bit longer until water evaporates and upma dries out and becomes fluffy.
  • Serve it hot along with green chutney and hot tea.