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Indian Wheat Upma

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"This is one of my healthier and easy breakfast recipes. My husband loves this one for weekend brunch."
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35 m servings 450
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Heat a deep, dry skillet over medium heat. Add vermicelli; cook and stir until lightly toasted, 1 to 3 minutes. Transfer to a bowl.
  2. Heat oil in the skillet over medium heat. Add peanuts and cashews to the hot oil and fry until golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes. Transfer to a bowl.
  3. Add chiles, garlic, ginger, cumin seeds, and mustard seeds to the skillet. Cook and stir until chiles are slightly tender, 1 to 3 minutes. Add onion and salt. Cover and cook until onion is translucent, 3 to 5 minutes more. Add water and bring to a boil. Add vermicelli, peanuts, and cashews to the skillet and stir continuously to avoid lumps, about 1 minute.
  4. Reduce heat to a simmer, cover skillet with a lid, and cook until smooth, about 5 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 450 calories; 21.2 55.7 14.5 0 1953 Full nutrition

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I enjoyed this for breakfast.. very different from my usual I prefer savory over sweet so this was perfect for me