Makai Upma Recipe

Makai Upma is a delicious and nutritious Indian breakfast dish made with cornmeal. It is a popular South Indian recipe that is easy to make and packed with flavors. The cornmeal is cooked with onions, green chilies, and spices, giving it a spicy and tangy taste. Makai Upma is a perfect dish to start your day with and can be served with coconut chutney or pickle for a complete meal.

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Ingredients for Makai Upma Recipe

  • 1/2 cup Cornmeal
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1/2 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1 Green Chilies, Slit
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Urad Dal
  • as required A Few Curry Leaves
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as required Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Makai Upma Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, urad dal, and curry leaves.
  • STEP 2.Add chopped onions, green chilies, and ginger. Saute until onions turn translucent.
  • STEP 3.Add cornmeal, salt, and water. Mix well and cook until the mixture thickens.
  • STEP 4.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with coconut chutney or pickle.

Cooking Tips

  • You can add vegetables like carrots, peas, and capsicum to make it more nutritious.
  • Adjust the quantity of green chilies according to your spice preference.
  • Make sure to cook the cornmeal mixture on low heat to avoid lumps.

Storage and Serving

  • Makai Upma is best served hot and fresh.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat in a pan or microwave before serving.
Nutrition
value
249
calories per serving
10 g Fat8 g Protein37 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    10g
  • Protein
    8g
  • Carbs
    37g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    37g
  • Protein
    8g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    10g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    116mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    576mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    3mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    69mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    20mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    50mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    176mg
  • Selenium
    2mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp