Restaurant Style Vegetable (Semolina) Upma Recipe.

Restaurant Style Vegetable (Semolina) Upma Recipe.

Preparation Time 15 minutes

Cooking Time 20 minutes

Total Time 35 minutes

Servings: 4 people

Type of Recipe: Breakfast.

Author: Asmi Kadam.


  • 1 cup Semolina ( Preferred Thick Rava)
  • Two medium size chopped Onion
  • 3 to 4 chillies
  • 2 teaspoons split black Gram ( Urad dal )
  • 1 teaspoons Mustard seeds
  • 12 to 15 Peanuts
  • 5 to 6 Curry leaves
  • 1/3 Teaspoon Asafoetida
  • ½ Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Clarified butter ( Ghee)
  • Coriander for garnishing
  • Salt
  • 2 Glass water
  • Vegetable:
  • Green Peas (half cup)
  • Carrot ( chopped in small pieces)
  • 1 chopped Tomatoes


Take 2 glass of water in small pot and heat for some time. Add 1 teaspoon of salt and green peas into the water and rest for the boil on a slow flame. Once peas gets boil, slow the flame.

On the other side, heat a vessel on another gas stove. Roast the semolina for 5 minutes on a medium flame. Then, transfer the semolina in a plate.

In a same vessel pour some oil. Once oil gets heated, add mustard seeds. When it’s started fluttering add split black gram and peanuts. Saute well. Keep the gas on a slow flame.

Once the colour of Dal and peanuts gets changed, add asafoetida, curry leaves, chopped green chilies, onion and small pieces of carrots. Sauté well, till onion turn change the colour.

Now add chopped tomatoes. Mix well. Once tomatoes cooked well, add half teaspoon of salt and turmeric powder in the mixture. Mix well.

Then, you can add roasted semolina and chopped coriander. Fry well on medium flame.

Now add the boil water of green peas which is there on another pot. Mix well on medium high flame and keep a lid on vessel for few minutes. As we have already added salt so no need to add here.

After 2 minutes, remove the lid. Semolina should be perfectly cooked. You can check the taste. Add salt if needed.

Then, pour some ghee on the top of the upma and keep lid on the vessel. Keep the upma for 2 more minutes on the flame.

Mix it well and garnish with coriander and grated coconut.

In Maharashtra, many tourist restaurant serves the same vegetable upma. To tasting the restaurant style Vegetable upma, tried it this recipe at your home.

Serve hot with coconut chutney.

Thank you.

Have a wonderful day.

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