January 21, 2012

Mixed Vegetable Broken Wheat Upma Recipe

Mixed Veg Broken Wheat Upma
Ingredients :
  • Broken Wheat / Cracked Wheat : 1 cup
  • Mixed Vegetables : 1.5 cups ( I use carrots, beans, fresh peas, tomatoes and potatoes )
  • Onion : 1 medium sized
  • Chopped Ginger : 1 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds : 1/2 tsp
  • Chana Dal : 1/2 tsp
  • Urad Dal : 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin Seeds : 1/4 tsp
  • Green Chillies : 3
  • Dried Red Chillies : 2
  • Curry Leaves : 1 sprig
  • Oil : 2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
Method :

1. Heat oil in a wok and add the mustard seeds, chana dal, cumin seeds and urad dal and let them splutter. 

2. Then add the red chillies, chopped green chillies, curry leaves and ginger and fry for a minute.Now add the chopped onions and fry till the onions are translucent. 

3. Sprinkle water, close with a lid and cook until the pieces become tender. When it's done, add 2 cups of water and salt and mix. Close the lid and bring the water to a boil on high flame. 

4. Remove the lid and reduce the flame to low. Then add the broken wheat and mix well. Cover and cook until done. 

5. Serve hot with chutney or fresh yogurt.


  1. Its been a while since I made this upma. Will look for broken wheat at the local Indian Store.

  2. i usualy dont make this.. but i love it when i see it when others make it :) :)

  3. Nice click...Its been ages i had this...

  4. Wow! Looks fantastic! I am drooling all over it :)

  5. I make this once in a week. .we love this :)

  6. I make this once in a week .we love it :)

  7. Wonderful healthy upma, looks delicious!

  8. That broken wheat or cracked wheat reminds me of "bulgar", which is cracked wheat that has been parboiled and then dried. I use it all the time for pilafs.
    I like this dish because of the spices.

  9. upma looks wonderful deliciously done

  10. Delicious recipe and superb clicks..awesome!!

  11. very interesting and healthy upma !!

  12. This is one of our staple weekend breakfast:-) We love to hav it with some yogurt! Slurp!

  13. Awesome Recipe


  14. Perfect breakfast recipe and i love to have this one pot light meal

  15. Perfect meal best for one pot meal. Looks great. Following u .

  16. make this at home often for dinner, love your version . looks tasty !

  17. Healthy and wholesome...perfect for breakfast

  18. i have read how nutrutious broken wheat is but never cooked with it... this looks lovely :)

  19. Wow! another healthy recipe dish.. perfect for my diet. thanks for sharing. I'm gonna share this to my mom because she loves new and healthy food.



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