Aug 5, 2016

Thinai Upma Recipe - Foxtail Millet 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 foxtail millet upma instead of regular ones. These are delicious and is so healthy. 

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

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 30 mins
Serves: 2 to 3


Thinai / Foxtail Millet - 1/2 cup
Oil - 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1/2 tsp
Urad dal / Ulundu Paruppu - 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves - 1 sprig
Onion - 1 medium size chopped finely
Green Chilli - 1 chopped finely
Carrot - 1 chopped finely
Coconut - 1/4 cup grated
Water - 2 cups
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves a handful chopped finely


Heat oil in a pan, Add in mustard, urad dal and cumin seeds, add curry leaves as well and let it splatter.

Add in onions, chillies and saute for a min.

Add in carrots and cook for couple of mins.

Add in thinai and stir well. Add water, salt and bring it to a boil. Cover and simmer for 15 mins till it is cooked.

Add coconut and coriander leaves and mix well.


take all your ingredients

heat oil in a pan

add seasoning ingredients

add curry leaves if you have

add onions, carrots and chillies

toss well

add thinai

stir well

add water

add salt

bring it to a boil

cover and simmer

now it is cooked

toss well

add coconut 

add in coriander leaves

mix well



  1. Hi,thanks for the recipe. It's simple to understand. The best part is the pictorial way of description of the methodology.Thanks again.

  2. Can I give this to my one year old baby? Pls reply..


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