How to make Upma Pre-mix - SK Khazana -

One of the most popular South Indian snack that can be rustled up in a jiffy

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Semolina (rawa/suji) (रवा/सूजी), Ghee (घी)

Cuisine : South Indian, Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Upma Pre-mix - SK Khazana

Upma Pre-mix - SK Khazana Recipe Card


You can’t eat breakfast at night or dinner in the afternoon – but snacks? that you can eat anytime of the day! Along with tea, after school or at a birthday party – snacks are every foodie’s ultimate favourite. Healthy snacking is the best way to satisfy your munchies without the worry of to many added calories.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Upma Pre-mix - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Semolina (rawa/suji) 2 cups

  • Ghee 1/4 cup

  • Green chillies chopped 4

  • Curry leaves 20

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida 1/2 teaspoon

  • Onion flex 1/2 cup

  • Salt 4 1/2 teaspoons

  • Powdered sugar 2 teaspoons

  • Garnish

  • Green chilli slit and fried 1

  • Curry leaves fried 2-3


Step 1

Heat a non-stick pan, add semolina and dry roast semolina till golden brown. Transfer into a wide bowl and set aside to cool down to room temperature.

Step 2

Heat ghee in the same non-stick pan, add green chillies and sauté for a few seconds or till they are crisp. Add curry leaves and sauté till they crisp up. Drain both on absorbent paper.

Step 3

Add mustard seeds to the ghee remaining in the pan, add mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add asafoetida and sauté for ½ minute. Take the pan off the heat and set aside to cool down to room temperature.

Step 4

Transfer the roasted semolina into a large bowl and add fried curry leaves and green chillies. Add onion flakes, salt, powdered sugar and the mustard seeds mixture and mix till well combined.

Step 5

Transfer into an airtight container and store up to 6-8 days.

Step 6

To make upma, measure ½ cup mixture into a microwave safe airtight container, add 1¼ cups boiling water and mix well. Cover and microwave on high for 2 minutes.

Step 7

Pack upma into a steel bowl, upturn it onto a serving plate, garnish with fried slit green chilli and fried curry leaves and serve hot.

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