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Mixed Vegetable Upma

Mixed Vegetable Upma

Today's recipe is a quick one. It is mixed vegetable upma, simple and delicious breakfast recipe or can be served as a quick and healthy snack.  I sometimes add a very little amount chopped pineapple, sweet plantains or dry raisins and a little coconut to my upma to give a sweet touch and flavor . Here I have added chopped pineapples around two to three tsp. It is optional and is just a flavor enhancer.

Sooji/semolina- 1 cup
Onion medium- 1
Ginger chopped- 1 tsp
Green Chilly-2
Mixed vegetables chopped-  1 cup
(carrots, green beans, green peas,2 tbs chopped pineapple)
Coconut shredded- 1/3 cup
Water- 2 1/2 cup
Salt to taste
Sugar- a pinch

Mustard seeds- 1/3 tsp
Urad dal- 1 tsp
Channa dal- 1 tsp
Cashew nuts- 5-6
Hing- a pinch
Curry leaves- a few

Heat a pan and roast sooji in medium flame for about 3-4 minutes or till it slightly changes color.

Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and when it splutter add chana dal and fry for a few seconds followed by urad dal and cashew nuts. Fry till nuts change color and add curry leaves and hing. 
Saute for a second and add chopped onion,green chilly and ginger. Fry till it becomes golden brown.

 Add the mixed vegetables and sprinkle a little water and salt. Close the lid and cook for a minute so that the vegetables get soft. Pour about 2 1/2 cup of water and allow to boil.
Add the roasted sooji. Add little by little and if using a wide pan spread the sooji in circular motion and continuously stir to avoid lumps. Add grated coconut and a few drops of ghee.
Stir till all the water is absorbed and from this stage use cutting motion just like using a fork and fluffing for about two minutes and switch off the flame. Serve with coconut chutney or simply with grated coconut and lemon wedges.

Try this
Hope you will all enjoy


  1. Looks delicious and lovely pics
    Happy to follow you!!

    1. Hi Divya,thanks for stopping by..Welcome to my space:)

  2. I love upma as snack or even for this and it reminds me thatI haven't made it for quite a while now ..hugs

  3. The Upma looks delicious. Lovely pictures

  4. Healthy upma...perfect breakfast.

  5. upma looks awesome. perfect breakfast

  6. I am going to try this..delicious..:P
    Tasty Appetite

  7. Very healthy breakfast option,looks colorful with all veggies..Yummy!

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  8. hi suja, at a glance i thought its fried rice for breakfast?? and when i read on, i realized its not rice... ha ha, thats because we dont this dish over here- hence i cannot recognize it..
    looks yummy from looking at your lovely pics- would love to try. happy weekend

  9. Delicious looking upma n healthy breakfast.

  10. First time here. Happy to follow you.Check out my blog in ur spare time . Yummy upma

    1. Hi,thanks for stopping by..Welcome to my blog:)

  11. Super filling and colourful upma.

  12. I always like upma...I too love adding veggies. Looks so healthy n delicious.

  13. u have made an interestg version of it

  14. lovely n colorful upma...n healthy too!

  15. Lovely presentation, looks very inviting..

  16. My ever ever favorite breakfast, love it with sugar and you have made it so colourful!

  17. my fav. breakfast.....superb....

  18. Suja, I love the color.. looks so tasty and yum.! Thanx ffor the recipe dear..!

  19. Delicious breakfast,upma looks so inviting n tempting too...

  20. Such a delicious n healthy upma..If i make like this Akku wont eat,he likes without veggies,yummy pic....

  21. Colourful & delicious upma! Kids will also love this :)

  22. nannayittundu....... blogil puthiya post...... PRIYAPPETTA ANJALI MENONU........ vaayikkane..........

  23. Healthy, tasty recipe. I also like to make bread upma because you can make it in a jiffy and it tastes good too.

  24. Healthy & colorful recipe, very tempting indeed!

  25. Perfect breakfast..Why are you tempting me like this yaa ? Too yummy to resist !

  26. Yummy upma perfect for tiffin.

  27. Yummy upma perfect for tiffin.

  28. I simply love upma...Yummm!!!!

  29. upm,a looks sup colorful & delicious!


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