• Semolina -1 cup (Rava)
  • Onion -1/2 cup finely chopped
  • Carrot- 1 chopped
  • French Beans -1/3rd cup chopped
  • Frozen Peas -2 teaspoons
  • Black Mustard Seeds -1 teaspoon
  • Green Chili- 1 chopped coarsely
  • Tomato -1 small chopped
  • Coriander Leaves- 2 tablespoons chopped
  • Lime Juice a few drops
  • Hot Water -1 3/4 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil – 3 tablespoons


  1. Heat oil in a kadai. Add the black mustard seeds. When they stop sputtering, add the chopped onion.
  2. Saute the onion for a few minutes and then add the green chili. Now add the chopped vegetables including the tomato. Saute. After 5 minutes add the salt, lime juice.
  3. Now add the semolina. Mix well. Add the hot water. Cover and cook  on low-medium heat for 4 to 5 minutes.
  4. When you uncover the kadhai, the semolina would have absorbed all the water.
  5. Turn off the heat. Mix gently. Turn the upma over gently onto a serving dish. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve immediately.

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