Upma for breakfast is not new to us. It may have originated in the southern part of India, but now it's found everywhere. In fact, it is one of the most commonly preferred breakfasts in many households in today's time. Upma tops our list when it comes to savouring something light and healthy. But are you bored having the regular upma at home? Fret not. We have a solution for you. Admit it or not, upma is versatile. It may taste bland alone but can take our tastebuds on a ride if made with vegetables. Upma can be prepared in different ways using other food items. We have curated a list of 7 unique types of upma recipes that can be prepared in under 30 minutes.
7 upma recipes for a delectable breakfast:
Give a twist to your upma this time and use soybean instead. We are aware of the fact that soybean has numerous health benefits. It is high in protein. This upma recipe will reflect the goodness of soybeans tossed with vegetables, spices, and of course a quintessential for upma – crunchy peanuts.
2) Curd Upma
This has a taste of tanginess from yoghurt. Loaded with aromatic spices, curd upma is quick and easy to make. You just need to roast the sooji well and keep ready a bunch of spices right before putting fresh and creamy yoghurt and water into it. Your delectable curd upma is ready.
This is one healthy upma recipe you can try at home. You will need lightly roasted sooji and green peas to prepare this item. Tempered with mustard seeds and curry leaves, this delicacy will melt your heart. Just to save more time, you can always dry roast the sooji and keep it in an airtight container. This will also keep worms at bay.
This breakfast option is our favourite. Some people prefer to have it with sambhar. Roasted peanuts along with fresh green chillis on the top create a perfect balance of taste and flavour. Do try it.
5) Bread Upma
This is the right one for you if you are craving bread and want to have something more than a sandwich or bread jam. You need to try this out. You cannot imagine how well the bread pieces taste with onions, chilis and some aromatic spices. Don't forget to squeeze lemon on it just before you put a spoonful in your mouth.
The best part about this is that you can have it even while fasting. Chawal ka upma includes samvat ke chawal, the tiny round grains that belong to the millet family and potatoes along with some spices. Cook it using sendha namak if you are making it while fasting.
7) Keto Upma
If you are on a keto diet, you can have this one without giving it a second thought. Ingredients? Cauliflower, chilis, mustard seeds, curry leaves and some good spices. Garnish your keto upma with peanuts and serve hot.
So next time when you think of cooking upma, try these out and let us know which one you liked the best!