Any Indian at some point in their life has tried an Upma for breakfast. You might have tried it either,
When you are running late to the office on an empty stomach
As the best company with Tea
You have less money in your pocket
No matter what the reason be, Upma has been a part of every Mumbaikar’s life. There are hundreds of stalls all over the city starting as early as 7 am. They do this for every passerby to enjoy this hot and tasty breakfast option.
There are various names in India for this tasty dish. It is also called as Uppumavu (Tamil), Uppittu (Kannada), Saanja (Marathi)
How many Upma calories do we consume?
In general, there would be somewhere between 170-225gms of calories in this breakfast option. There are health benefits like,
Slow digestion that keeps your stomach full for longer time
Improves immunity with Vitamin B & E
Good for your heart & keeps you energetic
Where to Order Upma online?
Since I reside in Mumbai, I could only find a few delivery places that send food in Mumbai. Here is the list!
How to make this at home?
Here are some recipes that will help you make upma with oats, vermicelli, and rava. To make it easier for all, I will be adding these recipes in different languages like Hindi, Marathi & English.
Upma recipe in Hindi – Cook Pad
English – Indian Healthy Recipes
English – Dassana – Veg Recipes of India
Marathi – Chakali
Marathi – Majhi Marathi
So have fun and enjoy your breakfast at home. Stay Safe!
Here are my past posts for the A to Z Challenge
2015 – U is for Ucalegon
2016 – U is for Ultion and Utinam
2017 – U is for Urticant
2018 – U is for Ubiquitous
2019 – U is for Usance