Murmura upma

Quick breakfast recipe from puffed rice and spices


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