Feb 4, 2016

Ragi Rava Upma Recipe

upma is a easy go to breakfast idea in many home. It is quick to make and taste delicious as well. Why not try this ragi rava upma instead of regular ones. These are delicious and is so healthy. The main thing is, you have to be little careful when cooking it, if you add too much water, then the whole upma will become one big gloop.. But the method i am showing is fool proof and you can never mess with it.

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Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 5 mins
Cooking Time : 20 mins
Serves: 3 


Ragi Rava / Finger Millet Sooji -1 cup
Onion - 1 chopped finely
Green chilli - 2 chopped
Curry leaves - a sprig
Asafoetida / Kaya Podi / Hing- 1/4 tsp
Mustard seeds / Kaduku -1 tsp
Urad dal / Ulundu Paruppu -1 tsp
Oil - 1 tblspn
Salt to taste
Water - 2 cups
Coconut - 1/2 cup grated (optional)
Coriander leaves -2 tblspn finely chopped


In a sauce pan heat 2 cup of water and let it come to a good boil.

In a kadai add oil and heat it up and crackle some mustard seeds, urad dal, asafoetida.

Add in curry leaves as well.

Add in onions,green chilli and salt, cook for 1 min.

Add in the ragi rava in this and saute for 2 mins.

Add in the boiled water mix well, now cover it and simmer it for 10 min.

Add in coconut and mix it through.

Garnish with coriander leaves.

Take all your ingredients

This is the ragi rava packet which i found in the supermarket

it looks like this

first heat up some water till boiling

heat oil in a pan, add in mustard seeds and urad dal 

add a dash of asafoetida

add in curry leaves

let it sizzle

add in onions

mix well

add in salt

mix well

add in the ragi rava

fry in the oil for 2 mins

now add in the boiling water

mix well

simmer the flame and cook on a low heat for 10 mins

now it is done

add in some grated fresh coconut

mix it through



  1. Ragi Rawa is not available in our supermarket. I will take a picture from your blog and show them. Healthy breakfast

  2. hi, can u pls tell which brand i can get in mumbai for ragi rava...
    also, if i have to make ragi rava in home using mixie, how to do it. i dnt think i saw ragi rava anywhere in the shop


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