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Uppumavu is a popular South Indian breakfast dish made with semolina (rava). It is a savory dish that is usually served with chutney or sambar. It is made by roasting the semolina in oil or ghee, then adding vegetables, spices, and water to create a thick porridge-like consistency. Uppumavu is a quick and easy dish to make and is a great way to start the day.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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1 cup

urad dal

1/2 cup

grated coconut

1/4 cup

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

mustard seeds

1 teaspoon

split black gram

1 teaspoon

split Bengal gram

1 teaspoon

fenugreek seeds

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

chilli powder

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon


2 tablespoons

Salt to taste



Step 1:

Soak the rice and urad dal in water for at least 4 hours.

Step 2:

Drain the water and grind the soaked rice and urad dal into a coarse paste.

Step 3:

Heat oil in a pan and add the cumin seeds, mustard seeds, split black gram, split Bengal gram and fenugreek seeds.

Step 4:

When the seeds start to splutter, add the asafoetida and turmeric powder.

Step 5:

Add the ground paste and mix well.

Step 6:

Add the grated coconut and mix well.

Step 7:

Add the chilli powder and salt to taste.

Step 8:

Cook the mixture on low heat for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 9:

Serve hot with chutney or pickle.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 12625 users have chowed down on Uppumavu a whopping 26419 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Delhi, Mumbai are the top 5 cities gobbling up Uppumavu like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Uppumavu, our users are head over heels in october, but the interest cools down in april.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Uppumavu is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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