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Little Millet Upma Recipe

Little Millet Upma Recipe

Little Millet Upma: is a South-Indian dish made with cooked little millet, vegetables, and spices. It’s a great way to add some extra nutrition to your meal. Here is the recipe:


• 1 cup little millet/samakechawal

• 2 tablespoons oil

• 1 teaspoon mustard seeds

• 1 teaspoon cumin seeds

• 1 teaspoon chana dal

• 1 teaspoon urad dal

• 1 teaspoon broken cashews

• 1 teaspoon chopped ginger

• 1 teaspoon chopped green chilli

• Handful of curry leaves

• 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 2 cups water Salt to taste



1. Heat the oil in a deep pan. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, chana dal, urad dal, cashews and fry till dal turns golden brown.

2. Add ginger, green chilli, curry leaves and fry for a few seconds.

3. Add the little millet and fry for a few seconds.

4. Add the water, turmeric and salt and bring it to a boil.

5. Reduce the heat and cook for 15-20 minutes or until the millet is cooked.

6. Serve hot with chutney or raita.

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