Vegetable Upma

If you have health issues and are tired of your dull, straightforward diet plan, tasty vegetable Upma is your best option. The main component of the vegetable Upma dish is semolina (sooji). Grain is pounded into semolina, which is slowly digested to prevent overeating.



The health benefits of semolina include increased energy, stronger bones, a healthier nervous system, improved heart health, and a reduction in anemia. Semolina contains potassium, which aids in improving kidney functions.


Ingredients to prepare Vegetable Upma

  • 3 cups – semolina (sooji)
  • 4 cups - water
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or cow ghee
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ¼ cup onion – finely chopped
  • ½ cup of pea
  • ¼ cup French beans - finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon garlic - finely chopped
  • ¼ cup tomato - finely chopped
  • 4 green Chilies - finely chopped
  • 4-5 Curry leaves
  • ¼ cup carrot - finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Coriander leaves - finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • Few cashew nuts
  • Salt as per taste


Method to prepare Vegetable Upma

  1. Heat olive oil and add mustard seeds, curry leaves, chopped onion and garlic, and sauté for 4-5 minutes.

  1. Add all the vegetables and saute till are half-cooked.

  1. Add semolina and saute for three to four minutes.

  1. Add salt as per taste.

  1. Add water and combine everything.

  2. Simmer for 10 minutes on medium flame.

  1. Add coriander leaves and cashew nuts.

  1. Serve hot.



Keep stirring and mixing everything to avoid forming lumps. You can 1 teaspoon of lemon juice with salt for added flavour.