Murmura Upma | Puri Uppittu is a tasty evening tiffin prepared with puffed rice . It’s easy to make and tastes good along with evening coffee/ tea. There is no much recipe here , it’s very similar to making Poha. All you need to do is , just give a quick wash to murmura . Add all tempering ingredients, onions ,green chillies and saute it . And end it with freshly grated coconut , squeeze on lime juice and chopped coriander leaves.

As there is increase in the number of friends who are following my diet plans .There is a need of low calorie ,tasty , filling tiffin recipes because they insist me to give them the recipes to make them have light dinner . Hence , I’m bringing back all those old recipes in the diet plan that were masked earlier.

The basic idea of having a filling and tasty evening tiffin between 3:30pm to 5:30pm is to have light dinner . Also having homemade fresh evening tiffin along with a cup of filter coffee/ masala Chai , doesn’t make us to crave for high fat and sugary food. Which in turn will make you more Healthier , Happier and Slimmer .

Other evening Tiffin recipes on blog are: Gojjavalakki | Spice & Tang Poha, Besan Chilla , Semiya Puliyogare , Medu Vada , Instant Rava Paddu and Sabudana Khichdi

RECIPE CARD FOR MURMURA UPMA | PURI UPPITTU

Murmura Upma | Puri Uppittu
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 

Murmura Upma - is a tasty low calorie tiffin recipe prepared with puffed rice

Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Tiffin
Servings: 3 People
Calories: 141 kcal
Author: Muktha
Ingredients
  • 5 cups Murmura / Puffed rice
  • 2 no Onion , finely chopped
  • 2 no Green chilli , finely chopped
  • 2 Sprigs curry leaves
  • 1/4 Tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1.5 Tbsp cooking oil
  • 1/2 Tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 Tsp Jeera Seeds / Cummin Seeds
  • 1 Tsp Chana Dal
  • 1.5 Tsp Split Urad Dal
  • 2 Tbsp fresh grated coconut
  • 1 Tbsp fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 Tsp Lime Juice squeezed
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt or as required
Instructions
  1. Take murmura in a colander and wash it for 30 seconds -1 minutes . Keep it aside for extra water drip.

  2. In a pan, heat 1.5 Tbsp of oil , add mustard seeds , jeera/cumin seeds , split urad dal ,chana dal , curry leaves and saute.

  3. Add in green chillies , chopped onions and fry till onions turns translucent. Now add 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder and mix well.

  4. Add washed murmura and mix it well on medium to high heat for 3 minutes. Adjust salt , as puffed rice will be having salt already.

  5. Turn off the heat , add freshly grated coconut , chopped coriander leaves and lime juice.

  6. Serve hot along with a cup of hot Masala Chai or Filter coffee.

Step by step directions on making of Murmura Upma| Puri Uppittu :

Take murmura in a colander and rinse and wash . Keep it aside in a colander for extra water to drip.

     

In a pan, heat 1.5 Tbsp of oil , add mustard seeds , jeera/cumin seeds , split urad dal ,chana dal , curry leaves and saute.

Add in green chillies , chopped onions and fry till onions turns translucent. Now add 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder and mix well.

Add washed murmura and mix it well on medium to high heat for 3 minutes. 

Adjust salt , as puffed rice will be having salt already. Turn off the heat , add freshly  grated coconut .

Add chopped coriander leaves and lime juice , mix well and serve.

Serve hot  along with a cup of hot Masala Chai or Filter coffee.

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