Upmauppumavu or uppittu is a dish most common in South Indian, Maharashtrian, and  Tamil breakfast; cooked as a thick porridge from dry roasted rava /  semolina . Various seasonings and/or vegetables are often added during the cooking, depending on individual preferences. Today it is popular in most parts of India and is prepared in various ways.

I have made this recepie with few veggies , you may add veggies of your choice.

Preparation time: 10 mins

Cooking time : 15 mins

Serves: 4


  • Rava/ semolina: 2 cups
  • Onion: 1 large finely chopped
  • Capsicum: 1 finely chopped
  • Carrots: 1/2 cup finely cubed
  • French beans: 1/2 cup finely cubed
  • Curry leaves: few
  • Urad dal: 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds: 1/2 tsp
  • Green chillies: 2 finely chopped
  • Ginger: 1 tsp juliened
  • Turmeric powder: 1/4 tsp
  • Salt: for taste
  • Ghee: 1 tbsp
  • Vegetable oil: 1 tbsp


  • Boil all veggies except onion for around 5 mins. Save the stock for later use.
  • Drain and keep aside.
  • Add 1 tbsp ghee in a wok and roast rava for 4 to 5 mins.
  • Heat oil in a wok, add mustard seeds, ginger and curry leaves; let it splutter.
  • Add urad dal and saute till it becomes slight brown in colour.
  • Add onions and green chillies and saute till it becomes soft and translucent.
  • Add salt and turmeric powder and toss well.
  • Now add veggies and saute for 2 to 3 mins.
  • Add rava to this and mix well.
  • Now add the vegetable stock kept aside  stirring simultaneously.
  • If u want to add more water, add only hot water.
  • Cover and cook for 3 to 5 mins.
  • After 5 mins, mix well and switch off the flame.
  • Tastes delicious when had with tomato sauce.



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