Murmura upma

Murmura upma

Quick breakfast recipe from puffed rice and spices


  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 15 cups Murmuras or Puffed Rice
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 2 teaspoons Garlic Paste
  • 10 -12 Green Chillies chopped
  • 1 small Onion chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Jeera
  • 4 -6 Curry Leaves
  • Cilantro chopped for garnish


  1. Wash the murmuras and squeeze all the water from it and keep aside.
  2. In a pan heat oil, add curry leaves, jeera and mustard.
  3. As the mustard seeds splutter, add onions and green chillies. Saute until onions are translucent.
  4. Add garlic paste, turmeric and salt. Stir well.
  5. Add the washed murmuras and mix well.
  6. Cook for few minutes, about 5 minutes on medium heat.
  7. Add cilantro and serve immediately.

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