Arisi upuma.( In pressure cooker)

Arisi upuma is one of the popular breakfast dish in South Indian houses Today I am giving you the easiest method of making arisi upuma without any lumps. I made this in pressure cooker using store bought Idli rawa.

With in few minutes we can make this. Its a good option for lunchbox. We can have this with pickle,sambar,chutney or any other side dish of your choice.

We can add vegetables and onions if we want. I made plain uouma. Made sambar and chutney as side dish. Let us see how to make this upuma.

Preparation time approx 15 minutes.

Soaking time 10 minutes.


1cup Idly rawa. ( store bought)

1/ 4 cup coconut gratings.

2 cups of water.

Salt to taste.

For Seasoning.

1 tbsp oil.

1 tsp mustard seeds.

1 tsp channa daal.

1 tsp urad daal.

2 chopped green chillies.

1 or 2 red chillies.

1/ 2 tsp asafoetida.

Few curry leaves.


In a kadai heat oil and add mustard seeds. Let it start splutter. Add both daals and fry. Let it become brown. Add both chillies,curry leaves, asafoetida. Now add coconut gratings and 2 cups of water.

Add salt. Let it boil add idly rawa mix and pour this in a vessel which can fit inside your pressure cooker.

Pour 2 cups of water in cooker. Keep the rawa vessel inside the cooker.

Close the pressure cooker with a lid and cook for 3 whistles. Switch off the stove.

Once steam has gone naturally open the cooker. Mix well. Wait for 2 minutes.

Mix it. It will crumple and you will get upuma without lumps.

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