Broken Wheat and Mixed Millet Upma Recipe

A combination of two very healthy grains, Broken Wheat and Mixed Millet Upma uses both broken wheat and millets such as ragi, jowar, bajra, giving you a breakfast of the champions.

Shaheen Ali
Broken Wheat and Mixed Millet Upma Recipe
2027 ratings.

 Broken Wheat and Mixed Millet Upma is a one pot meal in it's very own way. It's filling and keeps you energetic throughout the day. Broken wheat and millet are combined together in this upma to make a healthy, nutritious breakfast. Loaded with the goodness of veggies. 

Did you know- Broken wheat & Millet provides nutrition to the body in their own respective ways. Broken wheat is a good source of magnesium, iron, and phosphorus where as the Millet contain low phytic acid and are rich in dietary fiber, iron, calcium, and B vitamins. Moreover, millet release sugar slowly in the blood and also diminish the glucose absorption.

Serve this Broken Wheat and Mixed Millet Upma along with Desiccated Coconut Coriander Chutney Recipe and finish this breakfast with a cuppa Adrak Chai Recipe - Indian Style Ginger Tea

You can also try other upma recipes: 

  1.  Broken barley upma 
  2.  Puffed rice upma
  3. Vegetable Jowar Upma Recipe (Gluten Free Diet)


Course: South Indian Breakfast
Diet: Diabetic Friendly
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

50 M


4 Servings


  • 1/2 cup Broken Wheat (Dalia/ Godumai Rava)
  • 4 tablespoon Bajra (seeds)
  • 4 tablespoon Ragi Seeds
  • 4 tablespoon Jowar Seeds
  • 2 tablespoon Foxtail Millet
  • 1 tablespoon Barley (seeds)
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1/2 cup Green peas (Matar)
  • 1 Carrot (Gajjar) , finely chopped
  • 2 Green Chilli , finely chopped
  • 1 Onion , finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ginger , grated
  • Salt , as needed
  • 2 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1 cup Water
  • Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , for garnish
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice

How to make Broken Wheat and Mixed Millet Upma Recipe

  1. To begin with Broken Wheat and Mixed Millet Upma, mix broken wheat and millet and wash it. Strain the water and keep it aside.

  2. Heat ghee in a cooker, add cumin seeds and allow it to crackle. Now add grated ginger, chopped green chilies and onion and saute.

  3. Add peas and carrots to it and fry well for few minutes. You can add more vegetables like capsicum, cauliflower, corn, mushroom etc. Quantity of vegetables depend on one's personal requirement.

  4. Add the washed broken wheat mix to the fried veggies and stir fry everything together till they turn golden in colour and you get the roasted aroma out of it.

  5. Pour one cup of water or as much as required to cover the surface of the fried mix.

  6. Add salt according to your taste and pressure cook till the cooker releases 2-3 whistles.

  7. Turn off the gas and allow the steam to settle completely. Open the lid and mix everything well with a spatula. Squeeze lemon juice over and garnish it with finely chopped coriander.

  8. Serve Broken Wheat and Mixed Millet Upma with a hot cup of masala chai or a smoothie of your choice.