Easy Breakfast (Upma/kharabath)

Total time required: 10-15 Min’s.
Serves:2-3 person.
Taste good with Tea


  • 1 cup Rava(called  Sooji in hindi (Semolina) ).
  • 1 inch Ginger chopped .
  • 1 chopped Onion.
  • 1-2 Green Chillies chopped.
  • 1 Carrot chopped.
  • ¼ cup Green Peas . (optional)
  • ½ tsp Mustard Seeds.
  • 1 tsp Channa Daal.
  • Salt to taste.
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder.
  • Chili powder to taste (optional).
  • 2 tblsp Oil.
  • Few curry leaves.
  • Finely chopped coriander leaves(optional).
  • 1 tblsp Ghee .
  • Lemon juice to taste(optional).


  • Sift rava through a muslin / cheese cloth or very fine sieve.
  • Heat 1tea spoon pure ghee / unsalted butter /cooking oil  and fry rava ,on a moderate heat, stiring constantly to light brown color and set aside.
  • Now heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and allow them to splatter.
  • Add the daals : channa & urad & curry leaves to it and fry till they turn red.
  • Add onion, ginger and green chilies. Sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add all the vegetables, turmeric & chili powder, and salt to taste.
  • Now add 3 cups of water and cover the pan and allow it simmer on low heat until the vegetables are done.
  • Add the fried rava to it stirring constantly till it becomes little thick.
  • Take off from the heat and lemon juice if desired.
  • Serve hot garnished.

Tip: If you are using curry leaves then think not to use coriander leaves.