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Khara Bhath | Masala Upma | masale uppittu recipe

Khara bhath is variation of Upma/ uppittu. We use vangibath powder and vegetables of your choice to make it more flavorful and healthy breakfast.

Uppittu is one of the favorite breakfasts in our home . Breakfasts are very important meal to start our day, which provides energy through out the day. Among our many healthy breakfast foods upma/uppittu is one of the easiest, tastiest and healthiest ones. We can prepare plain and simple upma with roasted rava , seasoning and water, or adding many vegetables and making varieties of upma/uppittu.

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  • 1 cup local rave/coarse sooji
  • 3 green badanekayi / eggplant/ brinjal
  • 6 tomato
  • 4 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 2.5 cups water
  • ½ tsp mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp uddina bele /split black gram / urad dal
  • ½ tsp kadle bele / split bengal gram / chana dal
  • 2 to 2.5 tbsp vangibath powder
  • ¾ tbsp salt/salt to taste
  • 4 green chillies
  • chopped coriander leaves
  • few curry leaves
  • juice of ½ lemon
  • ½ cup grated coconut


  1. Dry roast the rave and keep it ready.
  2. Heat 2 tbsp oil on medium heat, once hot add mustard seeds, after it sputters add dals,
  3. Once the dals turn golden brown, add chopped green chillies, curry leaves, fry it for few seconds and then add the dry roasted rava.
  4. keep the pan back on the stove, add 2 tbsp of oil, once hot add cut brinjals/badanekayi, mix it and cover it , cook it for 4 to 5 minutes. STir in between
  5. Boil the water
  6. Now to the cooked brinjal add boiling water, salt, vangibath powder. Mix it
  7. when it starts to boil, add the rave mix. Stir it ,Then add chopped tomatoes. COver it and cook it for 2 minutes , then add ghee.
  8. mix it and reduce the heat to low. Cover it and cook it on low flame for 4 to 5 minutes.
  9. after 5 minutes, the khara bath will be ready, finally add coconut, chopped coriander, and squeeze the lemon juice, mix it . Turn off the heat,
  10. Hot rava bath is ready to serve, serve it with kesari bath( chow chow bath)