Wednesday, April 17, 2024


Uppuma - உப்புமா 

Another quick dish edible any time.


Semolina 1 cup
Water 2 cups
Onions 1 medium
Dry chillies 2
Mustard ½ tsp
Salt to taste


This dish requires two measures of water for each measure of semolina as a rule.

Dry roast semolina in a pan and remove and set aside.

Dice the onion, and cut dry chillies into small pieces.

In little oil in a pan, fry mustard seeds until they start to pop, add diced onions and dry chillies pieces and fry until onions are golden brown.

Reduce the heat and add roasted semolina, water and salt and stir until all the mixture gets cooked well.

Keep stirring to avoid lumps.


With vegetables -
Can add vegetables if preferred - carrots, beans cauliflower.

Clean, Wash and cut into small pieces and steam these before and add to the fried onions etc and stir before adding semolina.

Serve with; This dish needs no accompaniments.