Tomato Upma

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Mar. 21, 2017

This is a quick and easy breakfast, with an appetizing aroma and the tangy flavour of tomatoes. The Tomato Upma is made with everyday ingredients and is absolutely no-fuss. Yet, it tastes so awesome because of the traditional tempering and the characteristic flavour of tomatoes.


Tomatoes 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Semolina 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Oil 2 Tablespoon
Mustard seeds 1 Teaspoon
Urad dal 1 Teaspoon
Curry leaves 4
Onions 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , finely chopped
Chilli powder 1 Teaspoon
Sugar 1 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste
Coriander 2 Tablespoon , finely chopped



1. Combine the tomatoes in a mixer and blend to a smooth pulp. Keep aside.

2. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.

3. Add the onions and sauté on medium flame for 2 minutes.

4. Add the semolina and sauté on a medium flame for 4 minutes.

5. Add the tomato pulp, chilli powder, sugar, salt and coriander, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.

6. Add 3 cups of hot water, mix well and cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.


7. Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 11 Minutes
Ready In: 11 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 250Calories from Fat 76

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.8%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 113 mg4.71%

Total Carbohydrates 37 g12.3%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 7 g14%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet