Barnyard Millet Upma | Bhagar Upma

Varicha Upma

Varicha Upma

 

Indians might love the western culture and its food, but when it comes to breakfast, most of us would pick indian breakfast over the western breakfast any day. This is because not only is the indian fasting breakfast options healthy but also flavorsome and heavy enough to get you started for the day. Upma is one among the toppers on the healthy Indian Breakfast list. This is not only because of the health benefits but also because it is one of the easiest and quickest dishes to prepare. Bhagar Upma or Varicha Upma is an upma recipe made of the very healthy Barnyard Millet. Along with being low in calories and high in dietary fiber, barnyard millet is also helpful in controlling glucose level in diabetic patients. So, if you have a diabetic grown up child at home, this Barnyard Millet Upma is what you should be making for breakfast tomorrow. This Bhagar Upma is quick, tasty and easy to make for fasting,  you must try.

 

For Fasting Recipes:  Upvas ThalipeethVarichya Pithachi BhakriVariche ThalipeethBhagar

 

So, let’s get started with Bhagar Upma Recipe;

 

Preparation Time: 10 Minutes

Cooking Time: 20 Minutes

Total Time: 30 Minutes

Serves for 2.

 

Ingredients:

1) 3/4 cup Samo seeds (vari tandul)

2) 2 & 1/2 cup warm water

3) 1 tbsp. ghee

4) 1/2 tsp cumin seeds

5) 2-3 curry leaves

6) 2 chopped green chilies

7) Salt to taste

8) 2 tbsp. grated fresh coconut

9) chopped coriander leaves

10) Lemon

 

Method:

Heat 1 tbsp. ghee, add cumin seeds, curry leaves and chopped chilies and sauté for 2 minutes.

Add samo seeds and sauté them till they turn light brown in colour.

Add 2 and 1/2 cups warm water and salt, stir it.

Lower the flame and keep a lid on it.

Let it cook for 10 minutes on low flame.

Once it’s done, serve garnished with chopped coriander, fresh coconut and lemon.

 

How to make  Bhagar Upma step by step with images:

 

1) Heat 1 tbsp. ghee, add cumin seeds, curry leaves and chopped chilies and sauté for 2 minutes.

 

Varicha Upma

Varicha Upma

 

Varicha Upma

Varicha Upma

 

2) Add samo seeds and sauté them till they turn light brown in colour.

 

Varicha Upma

Varicha Upma

 

Varicha Upma

Varicha Upma

 

3) Add 2 and 1/2 cups warm water and salt, stir it.

 

Varicha Upma

Varicha Upma

 

4) Lower the flame and keep a lid on it.

 

Varicha Upma

Varicha Upma

 

5) Let it cook for 10 minutes on low flame.

 

Varicha Upma

Varicha Upma

 

6) Once it’s done, serve garnished with chopped coriander, fresh coconut and lemon.

 

Varicha Upma

Varicha Upma



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