south indian Rawa Upma Recipe



Rava                        -        3 Cup

Onion                     -        1

Water                      -        3 cups 

Salt                        -        To Taste

Green Chilies         -        2

For Seasoning:

Coconut oil          -        1 table spoon

Mustard Seeds       -        1 teaspoon

Channa Dal           -        1 teaspoon

Curry Leaves          -        Few


Chop the Onions & Green Chilies and keep it aside.


Heat the pan and add the rawa and fry it till the raw smell goes off. Don't let the color of the rawa to change. It should not get stick to the pan. Keep it aside.


In the pan, pour the oil and add the mustard seeds. When the mustard seeds begins to sputter add the channa dhal and green chillies and fry it till it becomes light brownish color.


Now add the chopped onions and fry it till it becomes transparent


Now add the water and also the salt. As i mentioned, i have added 2 cups of water for 1 cup of Rawa, as i want the upma to be sperate and fluffy. If you prefer the upma to be cloggy, you can add upto 3 cups of water.


When the water starts to boil, add the rawa and stir it to finely so that the rawa is cooked properly. You need to be very careful when adding the rawa as rawa becomes round balls while adding in the hot water. To avoid this keep stirring the water and add the rawa slowly and continuously.


Once the water is absorbed, simmer the flame, cover the pan and cook the upma for about 10 minutesRawa uppuma is ready to serve.