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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

Benefits

 

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

 

Ease
3
Approx Cost
100 INR
Energy
555.2 Kcal
Carbs
79.2 g
Protein
18 g
Fat
17.6 g
Fibre
11.4 g
Serves
2
Cooking Time
8 Mins

 

Preparation

 

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.

 

Note

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

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