Wheat Rava Upma

Wheat Rawa Upma is a easiest and healthiest breakfast recipe. Wheat rava is a nutritional alternative to the traditional rava.

Here i am sharing my mom’s version. She says “adding freshly grated coconut will give the exceptional flavour and taste to Upma”.


  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1 sp. Split Chickpeas
  • 1 Red Chilli
  • 1/2 sp. Cumin seed
  • 1/2 sp. Mustard seed
  • 1/2 sp. Udad dal
  • 15 Cashews
  • 1 Green Chilli
  • 8 Curry Leaves
  • 1 cup Wheat Rawa
  • 2 sp. Sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 Lemon
  • 1 cup Hot Water
  • 4 tablespoon Freshly Grated Coconut


  • In a pan over medium heat add ghee
  • Then add split chickpeas, red chilli, urad dal, cumin seed, mustard seed and curry leaves. Cook for 1-2 minutes, Then add cashews.
  • Sauté for 2-3 minutes until cashews turns slight brown then add chopped green chilli.
  • Now add wheat rawa, sauté the mixture around 10-12 minutes in a low heat.
  • Then add sugar, squeeze the 1/2 lemon and salt to taste.
  • Mix the mixture, add 2 cups of hot water.
  • Cover and allow the wheat rawa upma to steam for 4 to 5 minutes on a low heat.
  • Now gently mix the mixture and add freshly grated coconut.
  • Mix well. Then switch off the heat.
  • Cover the lid for 10 minutes and then Serve warm.

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