How to make Chapatti Upma -

Ideal way to use leftover chapattis - temper them with flavourful masala.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member Vineela Erugu.

Main Ingredients : Chapatis (चपाती), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : TamilNadu

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Chapatti Upma

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Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 2

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Chapatti Upma Recipe

  • Chapatis hand torn 3 cups

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Curry leaves 4-5

  • Mustard seeds 1/4 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1/4 teaspoon

  • Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal) 1/4 teaspoon

  • Green chillies chopped 2-3

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Onion chopped 3/4 cup

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Heat oil in non stick pan add curry leaves, cumin seeds and mustard seeds.

Step 2

When mustard seeds starts spluttering add urad dal and saute for a minute.Add green chillies, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, asafoetida and salt and saute for a minute.

Step 3

Add onions and saute till light brown.Add chapatis and saute for a minute.Serve hot garnished with chopped coriander leaves.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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