Rawa / Sooji / Semolina Upma.

by - December 06, 2012

Rawa / Sooji / Semolina Upma.
     Today, I am going to share very easy and simple basic upma recipe which can be done with in 30 minutes. Taste great with coconut chutney and sambar..
Total time: 30 ~ 32 minutes
Preparation time: 5 ~ 7 minutes
Cooking time: 25 minutes
Yield: 4 serving
1 cup Sooji/semolina/rawa
1 small onion chopped
1 small tomato chopped
2 ~ 3 green chillies or to taste
1 3/4 cups ~ 2 cups of water
Salt to taste
For Seasoning
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp of ghee
1/2 tsp mutard seeds
1 tbsp Channa dhal
1 tbsp urad dhal
1/8 tsp hing
1/4 tsp minced ginger
curry leaves as required
  • In a pan or kadai, heat the ghee & fry rawa in low heat until it turns grainy or light golden colour & transfer to other plate or bowl and keep it ready.
  • Chop onion and tomatoes and keep it aside.
  • In a Same Pan, heat oil in a medium heat. Add mustard seeds and allow it to splutter.
  • Then add both the dhals and fry till it turns to slight brown color. Now add rest of the seasoning ingredients one by one and saute for few seconds.
  • Add chopped onions, green chillies and salt. Saute for a minute, then add chopped tomatoes and mix.
  • Add required amount of water and bring the mixture to boil.
  • Lower the heat and add rawa little by little, stir continuously to avoid lumps.
  • When all the moisture is absorbed, cover the pan and cook it in low heat for 5 minutes.
  • Serve with chutney, sambar or sugar..
  •       Roasted rawa will consume 1 3/4 cups ~ 2 cups of water depends upon the roasted texture.
  •       Increase oil if needed but don't decrease it which tends to soggy upma.
  •       Unroasted rawa can also be used but have to keep a eye on water amount.
Rawa / Sooji / Semolina Upma.
Sending to Jaleela event and  Dish in 30 minutes hosted by me

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  1. Looks perfectly cooked and my all time fav

  2. Love this recipe!! very simple, homey and comforting!!! and so very quick tooo!!!

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  3. looks too good.. one of the easy breakfast..

  4. Looks too tempting and delicious.

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  5. Upma looks great, simple indian breakfast :)

  6. Upma is always a life saver,in those lazy nights.beautifully done.

  7. Love the shiny texture of upma,looks tasty!!

  8. Tempting breakfast,love the clicks dear..

  9. Like the texture which is the very difficult part in getting while making rava upma.

  10. One of my favourite breakfast,love with coconut chutney.

  11. Nice delectable clicks dear..Am not a big fan of upma but loved the presentation :)
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  12. rava upma looks yummy....please collect your award from my space...

  13. We have this once in 10 days. simple and delicious to fill the stomach!

  14. hi saras , never tried or seen this upma before..they look yummy.

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