Serving a light yet filling option, this dish is super easy to make as well. So, try this super delicious and amazing puffed rice upma that is prepared just like we make poha. Read the recipe for more.

  • Stir together puffed rice with water in a bowl and mix it all with your hands.
  • In case using a thicker variety then keeping it for 5 more minutes to soften the puffed rice.
  • However, do not soak this for a longer time and dunk to remove excess water from the puffed rice.
  • Transfer the puffed rice to a plate and make a paste with it inside the blender.
  • In a pan take some oil pan and fry cumin, mustard seeds along with dal and peanuts. 
  • Saute for some time and then add onions, tomatoes and then cover with lid. 
  • Cook until the mixture begins to leave the sides. Then add salt as per your requirement.
  • Lower the flame and add the rice puffs and stir well. 
  • Turn off the flame and then sprinkle 2 tablespoons gram flour over the upma, also add coriander leaves and fried puffed rice for a crunchy taste, and voila!

Puffed Rice Upma Recipe Card

Enjoy your tea with the below given recipe prepared with puffed rice and an amalgamation of other interesting ingredients. So, try it now!

Total Time :
30 min
Preparation Time :
15 min
Cooking Time :
15 min
Servings :
Cooking Level :
Poornima Pandey


  • 250g Puffed Rice
  • 1 Large Onion
  • 2 Tbsp Fried Gram
  • 2 Tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 Tbsp Coriander Leaves
  • Salt To Taste
  • 2-3 Tbsp Oil
  • 1/3 Tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 Tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 3 Tbsp Peanuts
  • 1 Tbsp Channa Dal


Step 1
Add water to puffed rice in a bowl.
Step 2
Blend inside a blender to make a paste out of the puffed rice and fried gram.
Step 3
Then in a pan fry mustard seeds, cumin seeds, dals, peanuts and then add onions and tomatoes.
Step 4
Let this saute till the sides rise up. Then add salt to taste.
Step 5
Mix the rice puff paste and cook again, turn off the flame and sprinkle gram flour and coriander leaves, combine and serve!