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by dassana amit updated October 23, 2013

microwave upma recipe

I came across this Upma recipe in a booklet, I received with my microwave cooker. I tried some of the recipes, listed there and the results were good.

So i thought of trying upma recipe also from this book and as per my expectations the upma turned out to be very good. Now i have tried this upma recipe many times and it has never failed me. My hubby who is from north india has slowly become fond of upma now :-).  We usually have upma with tea and coconut chutney or sambar.

Making upma in microwave takes a little less time than making the upma in the traditional way. I have already posted the recipe for making upma in the usual way and here is its link: Upma – A South Indian Breakfast Recipe and also the vermicelli upma recipe.

microwave upma recipe

If you are looking for more breakfast recipes then do check potato pohaidli recipe, rava dosaaloo paratha and aloo poori.

Microwave Upma Recipe Below:

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Microwave Upma Recipe
 
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Upma – A South Indian Breakfast Recipe made in Microwave
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: South Indian
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 cup semolina (sooji, rawa)
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 chopped green chilly
  • 2 and half cups water
  • a few chopped cilantro or coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp soaked urad dal
  • 1 tsp soaked chana dal
  • a few sprigs of curry leaves
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 5-6 cashew nuts
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • salt
Instructions
  1. Roast the semolina (sooji, rawa) in a microwave safe bowl or microwave cooker on high power for 3 minutes. Remove in a plate.
  2. Take oil in the same container. Add mustard seeds, curry leaves and micro high for 1 minute.
  3. Add chopped onions, green chilly, cashew nuts, urad and chana dal. Add water, add salt and micro high for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the roasted rawa. Cover with the lid and micro high for 3 minutes.
  5. Give a standing time for 5 minutes.
  6. Sprinkle coriander leaves and serve upma hot with coconut chutney or sambar.

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cheshta March 15, 2014 1

I tried the recipe in microwave for the first time and it turned out really welll….. I also added capsicum and tomatoes in it….. tasted great…. thanks… :)

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dassana amit March 15, 2014 2

welcome cheshta

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anureit March 23, 2013 3

Great recipe.
I tried and it tasted good.
Thanks

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dassana March 24, 2013 4

thanks anu

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Neela March 24, 2012 5

I TRIED MAKING THE UPMA IN THE MICROWAVE BUT IT DIDNT TURN OUT WELL AND I HAD USED READYMADE ROASTED RAVA MAYBE I SHD HAVE ONCE MORE ROASTED THE RAVA AGN, I REALLY DONT KNOW WHY IT DIDNT COME OUT WELL.

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dassana March 27, 2012 6

even once i made sheera with readymade roasted rawa normally and the sheera did not turn out well. so better to roast it more. i think they don’t roast the rawa well. its got nothing to do with microwave cooking.

a tip i share with you. rava can also be roasted the rawa in the microwave. spread the rava in a microwave safe plate. microwave on high for some minutes till the rawa becomes fragrant. they will become exactly like the roasted rawa in a kadai.

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thelma August 28, 2011 7

I am going to try them out.
Thanks

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Muhammad Morgan October 4, 2010 8

microwave ovens can cook your food very fast, i love these ovens~`;

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