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Uggani or puffed rice recipe , puffed rice upma

Puffed Rice Upma Recipe,Uggani,Borugula Upma

Puffed rice upma made for breakfast is a healthy recipe made like upma.
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Course: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 340kcal
Author: Asiya


  • 1/4 kg puffed rice or 8 - 10 glasses of water
  • salt to taste
  • 4-5 green chillies
  • 1 tbsp phule chana/roasted chana dal
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 medium sized onion finely sliced
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 4-5 dried red chillies
  • 4 -5 curry leaves
  • 1 lemon extracted juice.
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves for garnishing


  • Firstly, take a deep bowl, add water into it approximately for about 3 - 4 litres of water.
  • Add puffed rice into it, dip or soak them for about 2 minutes.
  • Remove the puffed rice by squeezing out the water from the soaked puffed rice.
  • Place the squeezed out puffed rice separately in a large bowl.
  • Make a powder of phule chana/roasted chana dal, salt,3 green chillies by blending well.
  • Add the blended powder into the puffed rice and mix or toss well.
  • In a heavy bottomed cooking vessel, add oil and heat it.
  • Add mustard seeds and let it splutter, add 2 slit green chillies.
  • Add sliced onions and fry till slight brown.Add dried red chillies and saute well.
  • Add curry leaves and when we get a crackling noise, add haldi/turmeric powder.
  • Add the mixture of puffed rice ,mix well very delicately or toss well, add lemon juice all over the puffed rice and toss well.
  • Switch off the flame.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with pickles or bhajiye or chutneys.


In this recipe, you can also add peanuts as well while giving the tempering.


Calories: 340kcal