Millet Upma Recipe: Easy And Healthy Breakfast For Weight Loss

Japleen Kaur

Recipe by Japleen Kaur

Millet Upma Recipe

Total Time

30 minutes

  • Green Chilli - 1
  • Mustard Seeds - 1 Tbsp
  • Curry Leaves - 5-7
  • Coriander Leaves - 1/2 Tbsp
  • Millet - 1 cup
  • Onion - 1 Medium Sized
  • Chana Dal - 1 Tsp
  • Urad Dal - 1 Tsp
  • Want to add taste in your weight loss journey. The quick millet upma recipe can be a great choice for all those who are looking for an effective weight loss breakfast recipe.

    How To Prepare Millet Upma Recipe

    • Wash and clean the onion, green chilies, and coriander.
    • Then, chop the vegetables separately and keep them aside.
    • After that, wash the millet and soaked them in water for at least 1-2 hours and keep it aside. Also, boil urad dal and chana dal separately.
    • Put a deep-bottomed pan on medium flame. Add mustard seeds to it and let them splutter.
    • Now, add boiled urad dal and chana dal (without water).
    • Then, add chopped onions followed by chopped green chilies and curry leaves.
    • Saute the mixture for a minute or two.
    • Carefully add soaked millet to the prepared mixture and saute for 2 to 3 minutes.
    • Now, pour warm water into the prepared mixture and cover it with a lid.
    • Allow the mixture to cook until you get a thick consistency.
    • Then, transfer the mixture into a serving bowl, and garnish it with chopped coriander.
    • Enjoy!

    Tips: Boil urad and chana dal in semi solid state (will bring more taste).

    Health Benefits Of Millet Upma Recipe

    Here are a few health advantages of millets:

    • Millet is a gluten-free grain that’s rich in antioxidants, soluble fiber, and protein.
    • It lowers cholesterol and blood sugar levels.
    • Also, millet helps in eliminating problems like constipation, excess gas, bloating, and cramping.
    • Urad dal is one of the calcium rich foods, also rich with iron, vitamin B, and other bone-building minerals.
    • Also, urad dal being diuretic in nature helps maintain a healthy kidney.
    • The presence of high protein in chana dal supports our immune system, gearing it up to fight any infections.
    • Also, rich in fiber, organic chana dal is excellent for weight loss.

    Best Time To Eat For Weight Loss

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