Atukula Poha:How to prepare Atukula Poha(Upma) for Breakfast.

Atukula Poha:How to prepare Atukula Poha(Upma) for Breakfast.

Atukula Upma is also called Atukula Poha. This is one of best and fast preapring break fast food recipe in india.Most of south indian prefer to eat as snacks item in morning or evening.

Atukula Poha is easy degested food.Most of people prefer to eat low calories food as breakfast.Poha is one of the best and easy prepareable break fast with in minuates to save money and time at home .


1.(Atukulu)pressed rice-100 grams.
2.Fenu greek seeds-4

3.Bagal gram -1 1/2 table spoon
4.Black gram -1 ½  
5. Mustard seeds-1 tablespoon.
6.Cuminseeds-1/2 tablespoon.
7. Peanut-2tablespoon

8.Green chillies-3

9.Curry leaves-few
10.Salt- to taste-3/4 tablespoon
11.Turmeric powder-1/2 tablespoon
12.Lomon Juice-to taste -2-tablespoon
13.Oil-1 ½ tablespoon


First wash the green chillies and after chop them according to your taste.Clean curry leaves keep aside.
Take a pressed rice in  wide bowl and add the water  to it. In 1st wash soak pressed rice  for a just minute and  remove complete water from the pressed rice allow to dry.

First heat pan and add oil to it ,when oil is hot add the peanuts ,fry by stirring on low flame till crackle, remove fried peanuts from the oil and keep them in a separate plate .

In  remaining oil on  pan in that add the Bengal gram ,Fenu greek seeds and black gram, fry seeds up to changing colour and then add mustard seeds ,cumin seeds to it .Fry the seeds till the splutter ,then again add the chopped curry leaves and finally Chopped green chillies.

On small flame Chillies are fried in order to remove hotness from them.Then  add  turmeric powder to  seasoning and mix it well.

Now add the soaked pressed rice along with mixed salt on pan to get yellow colour of  turmeric powder coats well on pressed rice.

Now add fried peanuts and mix well  gently, now switch off  flame after that add  required amount of lemon juice.Keep  prepared Upma in to the another serving plates.

Importtant Information: 

 Better to use  thicker variety of pressed rice to  retains the shape for longer period after  it’s soaked.
Coming to taste used  green chillies and lemon juice will give spicy taste.
After adding  soaked pressed rice to seasoning mix gently to avoid from the breaking.