Breakfast RecipesBroken wheat upma | Samba Godhumai ravai upma

Broken wheat upma | Samba Godhumai ravai upma

   Broken wheat upma is a usual breakfast recipe, which i make for my in laws everyday. Since they both are diabetic, they prefer to eat this samab wheat upma for breakfast. They always prefer to have this upma with vegetables. When they came here to Singapore, i wanted to click the picture of this upma before serving them, but somehow I couldn’t make it. Yesterday I wanted to make something healthy for my dinner, i made this upma for me.

Samba Godhumai upma

  Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time : 15 Mins |Serves: 3-4

     Samba wheat | Daliya 1 cup
     Mixed veggies*  1/3 cup
     Onion  1
     Green chili 1-2
     Oil  2 tsp
     Water  3 cups
     Mustard seeds  1/4 tsp
     Urad dal  1/4 tsp
     Channa dal  1/4 tsp
     Salt  to taste
     Turmeric powder  2 pinches 
*I used carrot,beans and green peas.


Method with step wise pictures:

  • Chop the veggies and the onions finely.
  • Chop the green chillis.
  • In a pan, add oil and throw in the mustard seeds , and when it crackles add channa dal, urad dal, green chilli.
  • Add the onions and saute till the onions becomes soft and turns pink.
  • Now add the veggies and saute for 2 minutes in a medium flame.
  • Add 3 cups of water to this and add salt to taste.
  • Boil the water till the veggies becomes soft, in a medium flame.
  • Now simmer the flame and slowly add the broken wheat and stir continuously without any lumps.
  • Cook till the upma becomes soft and the water gets completely absorbed.
  • Serve hot with any pickle.

Sending this upma to the event hosted by Nags and The Balance Mantra.
Finely chopped tomatoes can be added while sauting the onions.
A tblsp of grated ginger can also be added while tempering to enhance the flavor.

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