You are here: Home » Recipes » Upma Upma Recipe by sajig Yield 6 servings A hot breakfast favorite in India. PrintEmail Ingredients 1 cup Quinoa1 medium onion, finely chopped2 tablespoons ghee or olive oil1/2 teaspoon ginger, finely chopped2 cups water1/4 cup any shredded veggies, (carrots, etc.)1/4 cup chopped tomatoes1/4 cup raisins or craisins1/4 cup nuts (pine nuts, walnuts, or cashews)1 or 2 whole green chillies (chopped, if you want spice)5-6 curry leaves1 sprig cilantro, for garnish Instructions Dry roast quinoa in a dry skillet on low flame until slightly golden. Then, take it out. Heat ghee/olive oil in the same skillet. Add onions, and saute until translucent in color, then add any veggies you chose. Stir frequently throughout. Add ginger and green chilies and curry leaves. Add nuts and raisins/craisins. Add quinoa back in and keep stirring. Add water and salt to taste, cook until all water is absorbed. Garnish with cilantro and serve hot or cold.