How to Make suji upma with carrots - Recipe on FirstCry Parenting

Suji Upma with carrots

Suji kheer is a quick, and easy semolina pudding that can be served to Suji Upma (rawa upma) is a commonly consumed breakfast dish in India. It is tasty, nutritious and very easy to make at home. Sneak in vegetables which are already administered to your baby and add to the nutritive value of the recipe. Follow this simple South Indian breakfast recipe and please your bub with a yummy appetizing dish.
Serves  Preparation  Time Cooking Time 
3 People 10 Minutes  25 Minutes


  • 3/4 cup Rava (Sooji/Semolina)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida
  • 1-2 sprigs Curry Leaves
  • 1 medium Onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated Ginger
  • 3 tablespoons Carrot, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped Coriander Leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon Juice
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoon Ghee(Clarified Butter)
  • 1 1/2 cups Water


Step 1

Roast suji in a kadhai on low flame until it turns light brown (roughly for 5min), stirring continuously. When done, transfer to a plate.

Step 2

Heat 2 tablespoons ghee in the same kadhai over medium flame.

Step 3

Add mustard seeds. When they begin to splutter, add asafoetida and curry leaves.

Step 4

Add chopped onion, grated ginger and sauté for 1-2 minutes until onion becomes translucent.

Step 5

Add chopped carrot, and other vegetables, if any, and salt. Sauté for 2-3 minutes. Mix well.

Step 6

Add water and bring the mixture to boil, it will take around 2-3 minutes.

Step 7

Add roasted rava and lemon juice; mix well. Stir continuously to avoid lumps.

Step 8

Cover it with a lid and cook on low flame until mixture turns thick, stir at regular intervals.

Step 9

Turn off heat. Add coriander leaves, mix well and transfer rava upma with carrots to a serving plate.

Serving Size 37.8g

Nutritional Information

Calories 119 Calories from Fat 40
Total Fat 4.5g 7% Saturated Fat 0.6g 3%
Trans Fat 0.0g Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 3mg 0% Potassium 83mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 16.4g 5% Dietary Fiber 1.3g 5%
Sugars 0.7g Protein 3.3g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 1% Iron 6%

* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.


  • You can also add boiled vegetables of your choice in above recipe and make it healthier.
  • Roast rava properly over low flame until light brown in color otherwise it will turn sticky after cooking.
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