March 19, 2015

Red Poha & Sprouts Upma / Diet Friendly Recipes

Hello Readers,

I am back ;) he he...

Back to my blogging after 4 months break and I am planning to post more interesting and diet friendly recipes. So, I welcome you all to visit my blog frequently and please do shower your support and encouragement as always by posting your comments. Your positive comments means a lot to me which helps me to build confidence in me and try new recipes....

And coming to my Today's recipe...

This is a healthy breakfast recipe filled with loads of proteins which helps to maintain your stamina. If you are planning for diet, then this recipe is for you! In addition to sprouts, veggies can also be included to make it more healthy. A bowl of upma and juice is a perfect way to start a day.

Ingredients :

1 Cup Red Poha
1/2 Cup Mixed Sprouts
1 Big Onion,Finely chopped
2 Green chillies, sliced
Small piece of Ginger, Finely chopped
Few Curry leaves
Few Coriander leaves, chopped
2 Tsp Olive Oil
1 Tsp Mustard seeds
1/2 Tsp Jeera / Cumin seeds
2 Tsp Channa dal
2 Tsp Urad dal
Salt to taste

Method :

Heat oil in a pan and add Mustard seeds.

Once it starts spluttering, add cumin seeds followed by channa dal and urad dal.

Roast and add the finely chopped ginger pieces.

Saute and add sliced chillies followed by curry leaves and chopped onion.

Saute for a minute in a medium flame and add mixed sprouts.

Add salt, mix well and simmer it for couple of minutes.

Meanwhile, Wash poha twice and soak in water for about 2 mins.

Strain the water using strainer add the poha to sprouts mixture.

Mix well and cook for a minute or two.

Garnish with coriander leaves and remove from the flame.

Serve hot.

Serving Options :

Serve hot with coconut chutney or Raita.


  1. welcome back dear:)lovely kick start for the blog after the break:)

  2. My grand ma is the one who introduced me to this red poha..Def the tastiest and healthiest upma

  3. This is such a healthy and delicious poha....looks too good..