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Roti Upma

Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian


  • 6 tbsp Gram Flour
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • Salt
  • Water
  • 3 Roti leftover or fresh
  • 3 tbsp Oil
  • ¼ cup Peanuts
  • 1 Potato medium size, chopped
  • ½ tsp Cumin Seeds
  • ½ tsp Black Mustard Seeds
  • 8-10 Curry Leaves
  • 1 Green Chilli
  • 1 Onion fine chopped
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 Tomatoes fine chopped
  • Maggie Masala optional
  • Coriander Powder
  • Red Chilli Powder
  • Coriander Leaves fine chopped


  • In a bowl add gram flour, turmeric powder, salt and mix well.
  • Now add little water at a time and make a thick and smooth paste of it.
  • Whip the batter thoroughly for 1 minute.
  • In another bowl break the rotis into small pieces.
  • In a pan add oil, peanuts, potatoes and a little bit of salt.
  • Fry everything till crisp and then remove in a bowl.
  • In the same oil add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, curry leaves, green chilli and onion.
  • Mix everything well and cook till onion is semi cooked.
  • Next add turmeric powder, tomatoes, salt and cook till tomatoes are soft.
  • Once tomatoes are soft add water and let it boil.
  • Once water starts to boil add roti mix well and cook on medium flame by bringing roti to the center of the pan.
  • Next pour the besan mixture around the roti and then leave it covered on medium flame for 5-6 minute.
  • After 6 minutes break the besan with the help of spatula and mix well with roti.
  • Sprinkle some maggi masala, coriander powder, red chilli powder, coriander leaves, fried peanut & potatoes and mix everything well.
  • Cook well for some time and cook for good 4-5 minutes.
  • After 5 minutes turn off the heat and serve hot.


Keyword breakfast
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