FORGOTTEN FOODS Millet Upma is a traditional recipe from the coastal city of Udupi in South India. It is particularly famous in western ghats areas across Karnataka, Kerala and Goa. Our Upma is made using the goodness of Kodo millet whole grains with the authentic flavours of ginger, curry leaves, green chilly and mustard. It is believed that long before the advent of green revolution, millets were used in most dishes where wheat sooji is used at present.
This pack of 400 grams serves 5 people.
HISTORY: Upma is also known as Uppitu in Karnataka.
Kodo millet is an ancient grain and is known as Varagu Arisi in Tamil, Arikelu Biyam in Telugu, Kodri/Kodra/Kodon in Hindi and Aarka Akki in Kannada.
Millets are known as Siridhanya/ Sridhanya/ Siridhanyalu/ Sirithenaigal/ Siridhanyagalu across different regions in India. They are forgotten grains and our effort is to bring them back to the mainstream for future food security and access to better nutrition.
- It is a good source of plant proteins.
- High fibre content
- Kodo millet Siridhanya grains have low Glycemic Index and does not spike your blood sugar levels and may help to control sugar levels.
- High Anti-Oxidants and Phosphorus
- Our ready to cook Upma may be very suitable for dieting and fasting times. Millets are known as vrat ke chawal or upvas food in many regions across India since it is consumed during fasting times especially during Navratri time. They digest slowly and release energy to your body in a regulated manner and keep you sustained for a longer time.
Step 1) Add 1 measure MIX to 2.5 measure boiling water.
Step 2) Stir constantly for 7-8 minutes on low to medium flame.
Step 3) Mix well. Serve hot. *Optionally add fresh coriander, par-boiled peas, chopped beans, carrots, fried peanuts and cashews.
*Measure means a cup or container of your choice
Kodo millet, split blackgram, split blackgram, salt, edible vegetable fat (Interesterified), dehydrated onion, carrot, curry leaves, coriander, mustard, ginger powder, lemon powder, turmeric, spices.
DISCLAIMER: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug adminstration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. The result may vary from person to person.
Millet Upma - Flavourful Traditional Recipe - Healthy Ready to Cook Breakfast Premix