Chapathi Upma Recipe

Chapathi Upma
Preparation Time Under 30 min
Difficulty Easy
Occasion Dinner Party, General
Recipe Type Breakfast, Snacks, Vegetarian
Cuisine South Indian
Chappati upma is an innovative upma recipe with left over chapattis soaked and then cooked with onion, mustard seeds, curry leaves, lime juice and chopped coriander leaves. An excellent breakfast item, chapatti upma is easy and delicious.


Ingredient Quantity Calories Fat Cholestrol
Chapathi 3 nos 15
Onion 0.5 cup 32 0.08
Tomato 2 nos 29.92
Green Chillies 2 nos 7.2 0 0
Asafoetida 1 pinch 2 0.01
Curry Leaves 1 spring 3.21
Haldi Powder 1 pinch 24.24 0.45
Mustard 0.25 teaspoon 1.68 0.1
Urad Dal 0.25 teaspoon 1.6 0.06 0
Coconut 1.5 teaspoon 16.8 1.61
Ghee 2 teaspoon 165.4 17.92 4.66
Oil 2 teaspoon 161.28 22.66 0
Sugar 0.5 teaspoon 15.48
Coriander Leaves 1 few 0.75
Salt 1 as required 0

Preparation Method

  1. Cut chapathis into as small pieces as possible. Please do not powder them.
  2. Heat Oil/Ghee and add Mustard and Urad Dal.
  3. When Mustard starts popping and daal becomes slightly brownish, add Curry Leaves, green Chilies and Asafoetida.
  4. Add Onion and Turmeric Powderr. Fry Till Onion turn translucent and then add Tomatos and saute it. Add chapathi pieces (if chapathi is very hard, sprinkle some Water), Salt and Sugar. Mix all ingredients for sometime (do not fry for a long time, otherwise the chapathi pieces become hard). Garnish with Coconut and chopped Coriander Seedss leaves. Mix well.
  5. Serve hot.


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