Tamarind Upama

Serves Two person

1 cup rawa
1 medium size onion chopped
1 tomato chopped
½ tspn mustard seeds
5-6 curry leaves
2 tbspn coriander leaves chopped
1 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 a cup tamarind extract
½ tbspn Ginger chopped very finely
1 tbspn peanuts
1 tbspn channa daal
1 tbsp Urad Daal
2 dry red chilies
Pinch of Hing
1/2 tsp ginger grated
salt to taste

Method to cook :
1. Roast Rawa on medium heat on a tawa for 7-8 minutes
2. Put it aside.
3. Heat Oil in a pan. Add hing,mustard seeds, curry leaves, peanuts,channa daal , urad daal and chopped ginger.
4. Add onions and cook for 3-4 minutes till onion turns brown.
5. You need to put the flame on high to add tomatoes.
6. Cook this for another 2-3 minutes.
7. Now add 1.5 cups of water ,1/2 cup of tamarind water and salt to taste.
8. Allow water to boil.
9. Lower the flame and add the roasted rawa.
10. Mix it well, add Corainder leaves on top.
11. Cover the lid and cook for 3-4 minutes.
12. Tamarind Upama is ready to serve.

Preparation Time : 10 minutes
Cooking Time : 15 minutes


  1. Wow.. sounds interesting.. looks very temping and perfect.. thanks for sharing !!

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  3. Adding tamarind is new to me,can imagine the taste of tamarind in upma.

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  4. upma looks so inviting..love that tangy taste of tamarind in it...de-lish!

  5. wow this one is very new to me ... never tried upma this way .. this will definitely be a change atleast for my hubby who gets to eat plain upma almost all weekdays :)

  6. Never tried tamarind Upma.Sound tempting.....

  7. this is new to me..love the tangy taste of tamarind..will try it

  8. Upma Looks super yummy. Loved the addition of tamarind in it. Great preparation.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  9. i never tried this upma!yummy one!