Shahi Upma Recipe | Sooji Ka Upma

Shahi Upma

Cook Time: 25 mins
Servings: 6 people
Category: Breakfast

Ingredients Quantity
Semolina / Rava / Sooji 1 cup
Cashews / Kaju ½ cup
Water 3 cup
Oil 2 tablespoon
Cumin seeds / Jeera 1 tsp
Raisins / Kishmish 1 tsp
Curry Leaves 5 to 6 nos
Chopped Green Chillies 2 tsp
Urad Dal 1 tsp
Roasted Chana Dal 1 tsp (optional)
Sugar ½ tsp
Salt 1 tsp
Clarified Butter / Desi Ghee 1 tsp
Coriander Leaves for Garnishing as required


# Cooking Shahi Upma | Step by Step
1 In a heating pan, roast 1 cup of Rava (Semolina) for 5 to 7 min on low flame.
2 In another heating pan, take 2 tablespoon of Oil and allow it to heat up.
3 Add 1 tsp of Cumin Seeds (Jeera), ½ cup of Cashews, 1 tsp of Raisins (Kishmish), 1 tsp of roasted Chana Dal, 2 tsp of chopped Green Chillies, few Curry Leaves, 1 tsp of Urad Dal and sauté nicely for 2 Min.
4 Then add 3 cup of Water, cover the pan with the lid and simmer on medium flame for 5 Min.
5 After 5 Min, add ½ tsp of Sugar, 1 tsp of Salt and give a nice mix.
6 Furthermore, add roasted Rava and stir continuously so that no lumps should be form.
7 Then add 1 tsp of Desi Ghee and cover the lid again for another 1 min.
8 For serving, grease the bowl with Ghee, pour Upma in that and tap down to remove in serving plate.
9 Garnish with Coriander Leaves and serve hot.

As we all know, a picture is worth a thousand words. Any recipe can be easily understood even with just a single image. Along with the steps above, you can also follow the pictorial representation given below. These are the major 9 steps while cooking Shahi Upma and will help you to see whether your dish is coming as exactly or closer to the recipe given. Follow these well and enjoy your cooking. Happy Cooking!


Steps to Prepare Shahi Upma

Useful Tips
– Roasting of the Semolina is must to avoid turning sticky.
– Adding roasted Chana Dal is optional.
– Adjust the Water consistency as per the texture required.
– Pistachios and Almonds can also be added as per choice.

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