Potatoes pieces while frying Tomato paste Tomato paste in pan

Mixture of Rawa and Tomato paste Thickened mixture Upma ready to serve :)

Ingredients: (For 2-3 people)

  • Rawa                       :   1 cup
  • Tomato                   :   3 medium size
  • Potato                     :   1 medium size
  • Kadi pata
  • Rai                          :  1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt                         :  1 1/2 teaspoon or as per taste
  • Red chilly powder   :   1/2 teaspoon
  • Garam masala         :   A pinch
  • Lemon                    :  1/2 lemon juice
  • Water                      :  3 cup
  • Green chilly            :  2 medium size


  1. Peel the potato and chop into small pieces.
  2. Add oil in a pan and heat it for some time.
  3. Fry the chopped potato pieces in the hot oil till they turn golden brown in color. Keep them aside.
  4. Grind the tomatoes in a mixer to make a paste.
  5. Add 2 tablespoon of oil in a pan and heat it for 30 seconds.
  6. Add rai and kadi pata to hot oil and heat them for another 10 seconds.
  7. Add red chily powder  in the oil and mix them well.
  8. Add tomato paste in the pan and cook the mixture for 10 minutes on medium flame.
  9. Add salt and water to tomato paste.
  10. Heat the mixture till it gets boiled.
  11. Add rawa and fried potato pieces to it and mix well.
  12. Cook the mixture till all the water is dried up.
  13. Add garam masala and lemon juice to upma and mix well.
  14. Hot tomato upma ready to serve. :)