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Simple And Delicious Upma For Breakfast- Green Peas Upma

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Trying to bring down your High Blood Pressure. Then add this Upma recipe to your diet.

Green Peas Upma

Green Peas Upma

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Total Time: 25 Minutes

Serves: 4


  • 1 Cup Semolina, roasted
  • 1/4 Cup Green peas
  • 1 Onion, finely chopped
  • 2 Nos Green chilies, finely chopped
  • 2 Cups Hot water

For tempering:

  • 1 Tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 1 sprig Ginger, grated
  • To taste Salt

For garnishing:

  • 2 sprigs Fresh coriander leaves (optional)
  • 1/2 Tbsp Boiled peas
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves (sauteed)

How to Make

  • Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan add mustard seeds, let them crackle.
  • Add curry leaves and grated ginger, sauté till the raw aroma of ginger disappears.
  • Now add finely chopped onion, sauté till translucent, add green chilies, sauté for 02 minutes.
  • Now add the lightly roasted semolina, add the green peas, sauté for 02 minutes add the hot water.
  • Add the salt to taste. Stir, to prevent lump formation.
  • Now cover it and cook on a very slow fame. Cook till all the water is absorbed and semolina and green peas are cooked.
  • Serve hot garnished with Chopped Coriander leaves or grated fresh coconut.


  • Always dry roast the semolina and keep it in an airtight container, not only to save time but also to prevent worms.
  • To save time you can separately boil green peas in 2 cups of water add salt to it, taste for proper salt add more if required and add this water + Green peas + Salt to the prepared sautéed semolina mixture.

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