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Mixed Millet & Grains Upma

Mixed Millet & Grains Upma is a healthy and nutritious dish that is perfect for a filling breakfast or a light lunch.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine Indian, south indian
Servings 2 Servings


For the Upma:

  • ½ cup Mixed Millets & Grains mix*
  • ½ cup yogurt
  • 1 cup water
  • 2~3 Green Chilies, finely chopped
  • 1" Ginger, grated
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • 1 Small Carrot, peeled and grated or chopped fine
  • ¼ cup Cabbage, finely chopped
  • To taste salt
  • tsp Oil

For the tempering:

  • 1 tsp Oil (or ghee or a combination of both)
  • ½ tsp Cumin seeds
  • ½ tsp Mustard seeds
  • 4~6 curry leaves
  • 1 tsp Sesame seeds


  • In a medium bowl, combine mixed millets rawa, yogurt and water. Mix well and add in the green chilies, ginger, turmeric and salt.
  • Saute carrot and cabbage in ½tsp oil until slightly tender. Add to the millets mixture and mix well. Set aside for 10~15 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add the millet mixture and cook covered on medium-low flame until the millets are cooked through and tender, about 15 minutes.
  • Heat the oil for tempering and add cumin & mustard seeds. Once the seeds start to splutter, add curry leaves and sesame seeds. Turn off the heat and add the tempering to upma. Mix well and serve hot!!


  • Use a combination of jowar, ragi, bajra, maize and wheat rawa.