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Sambar Upma Recipe | South Indian Recipes

Quick and Easy Sambar Upma Recipe.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian
Author Rakesh Prajapati


  • 1 Cup Cooked Split Bengal Gram or Chana Dal.
  • 1 Cup Semolina.
  • 2 tbsp Chopped Onion.
  • 2 tbsp Chopped Capsicum.
  • 2 tbsp Chopped Carrot.
  • 2 tbsp Chopped Tomatoes.
  • 1 tbsp Finely Chopped Coriander Leaves.
  • Salt according to taste.
  • 1 tbsp Sambar Masala.
  • ½ tsp Lemon Juice.
  • 3 Finely Chopped Green Chillies.
  • 7-8 Curry Leaves.
  • 1 tsp Split Black Gram or Urad Dal.
  • 1/8 tsp Turmeric Powder.
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds.
  • 3 tbsp Oil.
  • 4 Small Onions for Garnishing.


  • First of all dry roast the semolina in a nonstick pan for little time then take out in a plate.
  • In the same pan heat oil, when oil gets hot add in small onions and cook for little time then take out in a plate, now in same oil add mustard seeds and let them crackle, now add urad dal, curry leaves and onions.
  • Now cook it for 1-2 minutes at medium low heat, now add green chillies, carrot and capsicum, cook the veggies for 1-2 minutes then add tomatoes and mix well.
  • Now add in roasted semolina and mix well with all the veggies, cook it for 1 minutes at medium flame, stir continuously.
  • After 1 minute add in cooked chana dal along with water as per required and mix well then add in sambar masala, salt, turmeric powder and mix all the spices well.
  • Now add in lemon juice, cover and cook it for 4-5 minutes stir in between, when mixture become little thick and get cooked take out in a serving plate and garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.