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.
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.
You can also try other upma recipes:
- 1/2 cup Broken wheat Rava (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
To begin with Broken Wheat and Mixed Millet Upma, mix broken wheat and millet and wash it. Strain the water and keep it aside.
Heat ghee in a cooker, add cumin seeds and allow it to crackle. Now add grated ginger, chopped green chilies and onion and saute.
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.
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.
Pour one cup of water or as much as required to cover the surface of the fried mix.
Add salt according to your taste and pressure cook till the cooker releases 2-3 whistles.
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.
Serve Broken Wheat and Mixed Millet Upma with a hot cup of masala chai or a smoothie of your choice.
Born and raised in a gastronomic family where cooking is most relied on approximation and eyeballing the ingredients or ratios and proportions for measurements. A physiotherapist by profession who came into blogging almost a year back with a motive to pen down my experience of learning and refining in the journey with food from home and the world beyond, from street food to the fine dining. I live with a motto in life that is 'Life is beautiful if you have good food around'