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Dry Upma Mix

Breakfast is the most important part of the day and deciding what to make early morning can put you in a tight spot. Here is the solution for your dilemma, the instant upma mix recipe which can be prepared easily. Read on!

By Upasana Kamineni Konidela
10 Feb 2022



Digests Slowly - Your body digests upma slowly. This is an advantage as it will keep you full for long. So, you don’t need to snack on anything else.

Boosts immunity - The vitamins present in wheat rava are good for your immunity. Mainly, Vitamin B and E in it fortify your immune system.

Keeps you energetic - Even health experts agree that upma can keep you energetic. Also, when you add enough vegetables to it, you can get some fibre content too.

Helps with kidney function - The potassium content present in wheat rava is good for your kidneys. In fact, it enhances the function of your kidneys.

Good for Your heart - The nutrients present in wheat rava are heart healthy. Also, the selenium content in it is said to be good for your immune system.

Great for your bones - Minerals like magnesium, phosphorus and zinc present in wheat rava are essential for your nervous system and bones too.

Rich in iron - As what rava is a good source of iron, it can prevent anemia and enhance your blood circulation.


Ingredients list

  • Green chillies: 4
  • Rava: 100g
  • Salt as per taste
  • Mustard seeds: 10g
  • Jeera: 10g
  • (For the tadka)
  • Cashew nuts: 15g
  • Urad dal: 10g
  • Chana dal: 10g
  • Curry leaves: 6-8
  • Olive oil: 2 tsp


Approx Cost
100 INR
555.2 Kcal
79.2 g
18 g
17.6 g
11.4 g
Cooking Time
8 Mins




Step 1 :

Pour oil in a kadai, add mustard seeds, chana dal, cashew nuts, curry leaves and saute for a minute or two.

Step 2 :

Now add the rava, and all the remaining ingredients and stir fry together.

Step 3 :

Stop cooking the upma after two-three minutes. Your dry upma mix is now ready. Just add a cup of hot water to your upma mix and your good to go.



You can easily store this dry upma mixture up to one month.

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