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Suji Upma Recipe

Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian


  • 1 cup suji
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp Raw Chana
  • ¼ cup Peanuts
  • 8-10 Cashew
  • ½ tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 Green Chilli fine chopped
  • 1 Onion fine chopped
  • ¼ cup Frozen Peas
  • 1 Tomato fine chopped
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 spoon Ghee
  • Curry Leaves
  • Coriander Leaves fine chopped


  • Heat a pan and add suji in it.
  • Roast till it turns pink in colour, once ready keep it aside.
  • In the same pan add oil and let it heat.
  • Now add chana and letit cook for a few minutes.
  • Once dal is sauté addpeanut, cashew and cook on low heat.
  • Once cooked add mustard seeds, chilli, curry leaves and sauté for a minute.
  • Now add onion and took till it turns light pink.
  • Now add peas and cook till one minute.
  • After one minute add tomato and cook a while.
  • Increase heat and add water.
  • Add coriander leaves,salt and bring water to boil.
  • Once water starts boiling add lemon juice and mix well.
  • Now add suji little at a time and keep stirring.
  • After some time suji will absorb water, then turn flame to low, cover and cook for 2 minutes.
  • After 2 mix again, add ghee and mix again.



Shilpi’s Quick Tricks
  • Make sure that the flame is on low while adding chana dal.
  • You can add any vegetable of your choice.
  • Adding ghee is optional
  • Slowly add semolina to water and keep stirring continuously to avoid lumps.
Keyword breakfast, upma
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