Arisi Upma(Rice Grits With Lentil)


Serving: 3 |Type: Breakfast


For Making Rawa:

Raw Rice -1cup
Thoor Dhal -2tbsp
Whole Pepper -1tsp



For upma:



Onion(chopped) -½ cup(optional)
Green Chili(slit) -3
Curry Leaves -few
Coriander Leaves -few(optional)
Salt -to taste
Water -3cups
Grated Coconut -2tbsp(optional)



Oil -4 or 5tbsp
Mustard -½tsp
Urad Dhal -1tsp
Channa Dhal -2tbsp
Asafotida -¼tsp



  1. Making a Rawa: Powder coarsely with first three things in the mixer and keep it aside.
  2. Take a pressure cooker heat with oil add seasoning fry without burning.
  3. Then add onion, green chili and curry leaves saute for 1 or 2 minutes .
  4. Now add Rice rawa fry it for medium flame about 3 to 4 minutes until it gets good aroma.
  5. Then add water , salt , grated coconut and coriander leaves.
  6. Cover the cooker with a lid let steam comes put the cooker weight on it.
  7. Let 2 whistle comes then turn off the stove.
  8. Let the cooker cool down open it and stir the upma .
  9. Serve hot with ghee and chutney.


  1. For Better taste use sona masoori rice.(water ratio1:3)
  2. If you use long grain rice reduce the water, otherwise upma will get mushy.(water ratio 1:2)
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