Rawa (sooji) Upma


  • Bombay Rawa – 1 cup
  • Onion – 1
  • Green Chillies – 2
  • Fresh ginger – a small piece
  • Bengal gram dhal – 1 teaspoon
  • Urad dhal – 1 teaspoon
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Oil – 8 teaspoon
  • Mustard – ½ teaspoon
  • Salt – ½ teaspoon or as per taste
  • Cashew Nuts – few (optional)


  1. In a kadai, put four teaspoon oil and fry the rawa till it changes its colour. Remove it and keep it. In the same kadai, put the remaining oil and when it is hot, add the mustard. When it pops up, add the dhals and fry till it turns light brown. Add chopped onion, chillies, ginger and curry leaves. Fry till onions are transparent. Add two cups of water along with salt. Bring to boil. When it starts boiling, slowly add the fried rawa and stir continuously till it turn like a big ball.
  2. Note: You can add a small carrot cut into pieces and little green peas along with onion in the uppuma. You can also sprinkle little lemon juice.


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