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Tomato Rava Upma

A healthy & quick breakfast recipe

Rava/rawa/sooji upma, vermicelli upma & poha are the regularly prepared breakfast recipe in our home,as they are healthy,delicious & easy to prepare with commonly available ingredients at home. Today i am going to share with you one varity of rava upma i.e tomato rava upma. One thing I like in this recipe is we do not need any veggies to make this upma. My hubby generally do not like upma without any veggies but he loves this upma because of the slight tanginess in it . When I am running out of vegitable I love to prepare this upma,because it is quick to prepare as you do not need to chop so many veggies and within 15~20 min you can prepare the delicious breakfast.

Preparation Time: 5 min

Cooking Time: 10 ~15 min

Total time: 15 ~20 min


  • Semolina/sooji- 1 cup

  • Desi ghee- 2 tbsp

  • Mustard seeds-1 tsp

  • Curry leaves- 7 ~8

  • Chana dal/ bengal gram- 1 tsp

  • Urad dal/huskedsplit black gram- 1 tsp

  • Green chilli-2

  • Finely chopped ginger/grated- 1.2 inch

  • Cashew- 8~10

  • Asafoetida- 1 pinch

  • Chopped onion- 1 medium

  • Chopped tomato(Preferable red )-1 large/1.5 medium

  • Water - 2~2.25 cup


Step 1

Dry roast semolina on low flame till becom fragrant. Do not brown the semolina.

Step 2

In a pan heat 1.5 tbsp of ghee.Add mustard seed,bengal gram,urad dal & green chilli.Saute till become golden brown.

Step 3

Add asafoetida ,cashew,chopped ginger,onion & curry leaves.Saute till onion become translusent.

Step 4

Add chopped tomato & some salt and mix well. so that tomato become mushy easily

Step 5

Add water & salt to taste & let it boil. keep the flame on high.

Step 6

When the water comes to a boil lower the flame, than add semolina & as soon as you add semolina immidiately stir and mix well to make it lumps free.Cover the upma and cook on low flame for 2 ~3 minute.The semolina will soak the water and cook properly.

At the end add 1/2 tsp of ghee on top and mix well.

Now tomato upma is ready to be served.

Enjoy !

Nutritional Information per katori/150 gm :

Energy :115 calories

Protein : 2.7 gm

Fat : 3.6 gm

Carbohydrates : 17.9 gm

Fibre : 1.9 gm

If you like the recipe, please share with family & friends .

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