How to make Puffed Rice Upma-SK Khazana -

Texture wise it is slightly different from poha but the taste is just as good

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Puffed rice (kurmura), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Puffed Rice Upma-SK Khazana

Puffed Rice Upma-SK Khazana Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Puffed Rice Upma-SK Khazana Recipe

  • Puffed rice (kurmura) 3 cups

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 2 teaspoons

  • Split Bengal gram (chana dal) 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Curry leaves 10-15

  • Green chillies chopped 2-3

  • Raw peanuts 2 tablespoons

  • Medium onions finely chopped 2

  • Green peas 1/2 cup

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 3/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Put puffed rice in a sieve and pour sufficient water over. Once the water drains put the puffed rice in a bowl and set aside.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add mustard seeds and let the seeds splutter.

Step 3

Add Bengal gram, curry leaves and green chillies, mix and sauté well. Add peanuts and sauté well.

Step 4

Add onion, mix and sauté till onion turns translucent.

Step 5

Add green peas and mix. Add turmeric powder and chilli powder, mix well and cook for 1-2 minutes.

Step 6

Add some water and mix. Add puffed rice and mix. Add salt, mix and cook for a minute.

Step 7

Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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