Puffed Rice Upma Recipe - Murmura Upma

A delicious upma with a twist, this one made with puffed rice and tossed in a tadka along with peanuts and green peas. Puffed Rice Upma Recipe can be served at breakfast or as a tea time snack.

Divya Shivaraman
Puffed Rice Upma Recipe - Murmura Upma
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The Puffed Rice Upma makes a quick and easy breakfast for those busy weekday morning. Puffed rice is a type of grain made from rice, commonly used as a breakfast cereal or snack foods, and served as a popular street food in India in the form of Bhel Puri.

This is a twist to the traditional bhel with a South Indian touch.  You can make your own twist by adding some potatoes, beans and carrot to make it more nutritious and wholesome.

Serve the Puffed Rice Upma for a quick and easy weekday breakfast or even as a tea time snack when you have some guests over along with some Kesar Chai Recipe - A Delicious Saffron Flavored Indian Tea

Other recipes that you can try are:

  1. Vegetable Rava Upma Recipe
  2. Vegetable Semiya Upma Recipe
  3. Mini Idli Upma Recipe

Course: South Indian Breakfast
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

30 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 6 cups Puffed rice
  • 1 tablespoon Cooking oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 10 Curry leaves , roughly torn
  • 1 Ginger , grated
  • 1/4 cup Raw Peanuts (Moongphali)
  • 1 Onion , finely chopped
  • 2 Green Chillies , finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Green peas (Matar) , steamed
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 Tomato , roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , finely chopped
  • Salt , as needed

How to make Puffed Rice Upma Recipe - Murmura Upma

  1. To begin making Puffed Rice Upma Recipe (Murmura Upma), place the puffed rice in a strainer and wash it under running water for 30 seconds and set aside on a bowl for all the excess water to drain out. 

  2. Alternatively, if you like the upma crunchy you can directly add the puffed rice without washing it. 

  3. Heat a heavy bottomed pan or kadai with a tablespoon of oil on medium flame. 

  4. Once the oil heats up, add mustard seeds and allow it to crackle. Add cumin seeds and peanuts and roast on medium heat until the raw peanuts get a roasted aroma and are crisp.

  5. Once the peanuts are roasted, add the ginger, onions, green chillies and curry leaves with a little salt and sauté until transparent. Add peas, turmeric powder, tomatoes and cook for 5 minutes until the tomatoes are tender and soft. 

  6. Stir in the Murmura (Puffed Rice), coriander leaves, lemon juice and stir everything together. Check the salt and spice, adjust to suit your taste and serve. 

  7. Serve the Puffed Rice Upma for a quick and easy weekday breakfast or even as a tea time snack when you have some guests over along with some Kesar Chai Recipe - A Delicious Saffron Flavored Indian Tea.

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