How to make Leftover Roti Upma -

Are leftover rotis quite a frequent sight in your home? Get them out of the fridge and make them into this delicious upma the next morning.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Leftover Rotis, Onion (प्याज़ )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Leftover Roti Upma

Leftover Roti Upma Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Leftover Roti Upma Recipe

  • Leftover Rotis 4-5

  • Onion 1 medium

  • Oil 1 teaspoon

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 12-14

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Green peas boiled 1/4 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Roasted peanuts crushed 3 teaspoons

  • Juice of ½ lemon


Step 1

Roughly chop onion.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add chopped onion and saute till onion turns soft.

Step 3

Tear leftover rotis and place in a crusher. Crush finely.

Step 4

Add curry leaves and green chillies to the pan and mix. Add green peas and mix well.

Step 5

Add crushed rotis and toss to mix. Add salt, little water and mix well. Add peanuts, toss to mix and cook for a minute.

Step 6

Add lemon juice and toss. Let it get heated through.

Step 7

Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.