Makai Upma
Give a twist to your regular upma with this recipe of Makai Upma by Chef Ranveer Brar. A tasty upma with the goodness of corn. This recipe is a blend of taste and health.
Chef Ranveer Brar's Makai Upma recipe

- Indian


- 2

Cooking Time

-10-15 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 10 Min


  • 1 cup Sweet corn kernels
  • 3 tsp oil
  • 1/4 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds
  • 4 to 5 curry leaves
  • 2 tsp ginger
  • 1/4 cup carrots
  • 3 tsp dry coconut
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp green chilli
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • water
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 8 to 10 French beans
  • 8 to 10 coconut


  1. 1

    For Makai Upma: Ground the corn kernels in a grinder.
  2. 2

    Then take a Kadai or a pan, add oil, cumin seeds and mustard seeds.
  3. 3

    Let it crackle.
  4. 4

    Add curry leaves ginger and grated coconut and mix it well with a spatula.
  5. 5

    Add turmeric powder, green chillies, salt and black pepper.
  6. 6

    Mix the corn kernels mixture with it.
  7. 7

    Pour some water and salt into it and allow it to cook for 3 4 minutes.
  8. 8

    Sprinkle coriander leaves and lime juice on the upma and transfer it into a fresh bowl.
  9. 9

    For side dish: In the same kadai or pan, add French beans, grated coconut, coriander leaves, salt, sliced coconut leaves and oil.
  10. 10

    Mix all the ingredients well.
  11. 11

    Serve it with Makai Upma.
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Ranveer Brar


Ranveer's fascination with food began on the streets of Lucknow. One of India's youngest executive chefs when he headed the kitchen at The Claridges, New Delhi, he has also spearheading Taj Group properties like Goa-based restaurants Morisco, Il Camino and Fishtail. This globe-trotting award-winning chef paints in his free time.

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