• [oop-maa] • wheat-based porridge  

Upma is traditional breakfast porridge from all over India. It's simple and delicious, and a great introduction to comfort Indian food - oh, and healthy too! We mix simple spices and semolina to create a simple, warm porridge that is easy to digest. If you're not a fan of spicy food, then this is for you!

Spice Level: 1/5

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How To Make Upma

Ever wanted to make upma yourself, but not really sure when it's "done"? Or, is this your first time trying upma + you just don't know what it's supposed to look like? Watch this quick video to learn how to make upma with just your upma packet, a stove top, and a pot of water. We couldn't make it easier if we tried.

P.S. Kids, you can actually try this at home!

Best meal for

Breakfast or a snack.


Best eaten with

Upma is pretty good all by itself, but if you want some added spice you can add traditional Indian pickle. To cool it down, you can add some yogurt on the side.


Semolina, Vegetable Oil, Salt, Asefotida, Cumin seeds (Jeera), Mustard Seeds, Split black gram (Urad Daal), Curry Leaves, Red Chillies. See nutritional info here.