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Instant Upma Mix | Readymade Uppittu Mix | Rava Idli Mix

Instant  Upma mix – ready made uppittu mix and  Rava Idli mix is a two in one, very easy to make healthy readymade breakfast mix to prepare a healthy breakfast.
You can prepare this Instant mix and store it in the refrigerator to use when you are in a hurry. If you are carrying rice cooker while you travel this is one of the travel foods. Other travel foods are Puliyogare Gojju, Gojjavalakki,

Ingredients for instant Upma Mix:

  • 2 cup local rave/medium rave/coarse sooji
  • 6 to 7 tablespoon oil
  • 4 tsp urad dal and 2 tsp chana dal( you can add more or less)
  • 25 to 40 curry leaves
  • 2 to 6 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 8 to 16 chopped green chillies
  • 2 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 2 ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 25 to 30 cashews(optional)


  1. Heat the thick bottom pan on medium heat and dry roast the rava until the raw smell disappears and turns little golden color.
  2. Turn off the heat and transfer the roasted rava to another bowl and allow it to cool
  3. Now heat the oil in thick bottom pan, once hot add mustard seeds , once it pops add chana dal and urad dal along with cashews
  4. Fry it until the dals turn golden brown
  5. now add chopped green chillies, fry it until it becomes little crisp, then add curry leaves, chopped coriander leaves,  fry it until the water evaporates.
  6. add roasted rava, fry it on medium heat for 5 to 8 minutes, until rava becomes crunchy,  add salt.
  7. Turn off the heat. Let it cool completely, then store it in the refrigerator.


  1. 1 cup instant mix
  2. 2.5 to 3 cups water
  3. Boil the water, add the mix to the boiling water. Mix it well, cook it for 5 minutes on medium low heat. If you want, add fresh coconut. Upma is ready. Eat it when it is hot.
  4. You can add mixed vegetables as well.


  1. 1 cup of prepared instant mix
  2. 1¾ to 2 cups of yogurt
  3. Mix the instant mix and yogurt together. Leave it for 15 to 20 minutes.
  4. Grease the idli plate, put this batter and steam cook for 5 to 9 minutes. Eat the hot idlis with chutney or sagu.
  5. Enjoy!