How to make Olive Upma -

A Quick and easy to prepare snack with the taste of olive. Olive upma is one of those fusion food which tastes so delicious!

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Black olives (काले ऑलिव/ काले जैतून), Semolina

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Olive Upma

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Olive Upma Recipe

  • Black olives sliced 10-12

  • Semolina 1 cup

  • Extra virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds ¼ teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 5-6

  • Onion chopped 1 large

  • Green chillies chopped 3-4

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Heat extra virgin olive oil in a non-stick pan. Add mustard seeds and curry leaves. When the seeds splutter, add onion and sauté till lightly coloured.

Step 2

Add semolina and mix well. Add green chillies and mix. Add two and a half cups of water, salt to taste and mix.

Step 3

Add the olives and mix. Reduce heat, cover and cook till all the water is absorbed. Take it off the heat.

Step 4

For serving you can pack the upma in small moulds and un-mould them on serving plates and 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.