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Blackeye beans – Upma/Semolina Porridge

Blackeye beans Upma1


Upma/uppittu is a common south indian breakfast dish, cooked as a thick porridge from dry roasted semolina. Various seasonings and or vegetables are often added during cooking. Upma is served with chutney, lime slices or pickles as per individual preferences.

Health Benefits:

Black-eyed peas are part of the legume family that is known as being a primary source of plant protein. Protein helps with maintaining healthy muscles, bones and cartilage. Black-eyed peas also contain vital nutrients, such as B vitamins, vitamin E, iron and potassium. They can even help with weight loss because they’re filling but low in calories.

Serves: 2-3
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Preparation time: 30-40 minutes (including the time to cook soya bean)

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