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Vegetable Sooji Upma



Vegetable Sooji Upma is a savory Indian dish made with semolina and vegetables. It is a popular breakfast dish in South India and is often served with chutney or sambar. The dish is made by sautéing semolina in oil or ghee, then adding vegetables, spices, and water to create a thick porridge-like consistency. It is usually garnished with fresh cilantro and served hot with ghee.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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sooji (semolina)

1 cup

mixed vegetables (carrots, beans, peas, etc.)

1/2 cup


1/4 cup


1/4 cup


1/4 cup

mustard seeds

1 teaspoon

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

urad dal

1 teaspoon

chana dal

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

garlic paste

green chillies, chopped


onion, chopped



2 tablespoons

Salt to taste


2 cups



Step 1:

Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, urad dal, chana dal, and ginger-garlic paste.

Step 2:

When the spices start to splutter, add the chopped onion and green chillies.

Step 3:

Saute for a few minutes until the onion turns golden brown.

Step 4:

Add the mixed vegetables and saute for a few minutes.

Step 5:

Add the sooji and roast for a few minutes until it turns golden brown.

Step 6:

Add the peanuts, cashews, and raisins and mix well.

Step 7:

Add the salt and 2 cups of water and mix well.

Step 8:

Cover the pan and cook on low heat for 10-15 minutes or until the sooji is cooked.

Step 9:

Serve hot with chutney or raita.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 16912 users have chowed down on Vegetable Sooji Upma a whopping 30995 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Vegetable Sooji Upma, our users are head over heels in february, but the interest cools down in october.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Vegetable Sooji Upma is the food of choice for 28-30 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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