How to make Kurmure ka Upma - In this upma puffed rice replaces semolina but is just as delicious.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Puffed Rice, Roasted Peanuts (भुनी हुई मूंगफली)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Kurmure ka Upma Recipe Card

Kurmure ka Upma

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

For more recipes related to Kurmure ka Upma checkout Murmura Chiwda, Kurmura Tadka, Jhaal Muri, Charmuri . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Herbed Crepe Rolls With Chicken, Chocolate Fruit Pizza, Baingan Pakora, Fried mackerels.

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Kurmure ka Upma Recipe

  • Puffed Rice 3 cups

  • Roasted Peanuts 1/4 cup

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Curry leaves 10-12

  • Carrot grated 1/4 cup

  • Green capsicum finely chopped 1 medium

  • Green chillies 2-3

  • Rasam powder 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon 1/2


Step 1

Place a strainer over a bowl, put the puffed rice into the strainer and pour over it so they become moist.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add peanuts and onion and sauté till the onion turns translucent. Add curry leaves and carrot and mix well. Add capsicum and mix well.

Step 3

Finely chop green chillies and add. Add rasam powder and mix well. Add puffed rice and mix well. Add salt and mix well. Squeeze the juice of ½ lemon and add and mix well. Simmer for 1-2 minutes.

Step 4

Transfer onto a serving plate and serve hot.