Nurukku Gothambhu Upma(Samba Broken Wheat Upma)

Upma is popular as south indian breakfast dish and rava upma is the most common one. This is a healthy and nutritious upma prepared with broken wheat.

Nurukku Gothambhu upma (2)


  1. Broken Wheat(Nurukku Gothambhu) – 1 cup
  2. Shallots(chopped) – 5
  3. Bengal Gram dal(kadala parippu) – 1/2 tsp
  4. Carrot(chopped) – 1
  5. Ginger(chopped) – 1 small piece
  6. gree chilly(chopped) – 1
  7. Curry leaves-  1 sprig
  8. Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
  9. Oil
  10. water – 2 1/2 cups
  11. Salt

Nurukku Gothambhu upma (1)


  1. Heat oil in a kadai.Splutter mustard seeds and once it is done,add bengal gram dal,chopped shallots,till golden brown. add chopped ginger,green chilly,chopped carrot and curry leaves. saute for few minutes.
  2. Add 2 1/2 cups of water,required slat to it and allow it to boil.
  3. Once it starts to boil, add washed broken wheat to it and mix well.
  4. Cook for 10 minutes by stirring constantly.This helps to prevent from burning on the bottom of the kadai.
  5. you can garnish with sugar while giving it to kids.


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4 Responses

  1. Radhika says:

    That’s a very healthy upma.

  2. Very healthy and delicious.

  3. kunjumol says:

    i love it……………my mom always made for me……… yummy…it is also a healty dish!!!!! 4 all

  4. Sandhiya says:

    Wow. Tasty and healthy upma

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