How to make Kurmure ka Upma -

If the puffed rice has gone a bit soft, this is the ideal recipe that you will simply enjoy

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Puffed rice (kurmura / murmura), oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : South Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Kurmure ka Upma

Kurmure ka Upma Recipe Card


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Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Kurmure ka Upma Recipe

  • Puffed rice (kurmura / murmura) 3 cups

  • oil 2 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Peanuts roasted 1/4 cup

  • Medium onion finely chopped 1

  • Curry leaves 10-12

  • Carrot grated 1/4 cup

  • Medium green capsicum finely chopped 1

  • Green chillies 2-3

  • Rasam powder 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon 1/2


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add peanuts and onion and sauté till the onion turns translucent. Add curry leaves and carrot and mix well. Add capsicum and mix well.

Step 2

Place a strainer over a bowl, put the puffed rice into the strainer and pour over it so they become moist.

Step 3

Finely chop green chillies and add. Add rasam powder and mix well. Add puffed rice and mix well. Add salt and mix well. Squeeze the juice of ½ lemon and add and mix well.

Step 4

Transfer onto a serving plate and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.