How Many Calories Are There in Upma & What Are Its Health Benefits?
Upma is an Indian homemade food which can be served with sambhar. Upma is prepared from semolina flour, rice flour, and Oats. Rice Upma is prepared by breaking rice and sautéed with clarified butter and red chilies. Diabetic people can have Upma prepared from Pearl Millet, Millet, and Red rice. Upma made with Flaked rice is healthy for blood pressure patients.
Wheat Rava Upma is a healthy breakfast option. Rava or Semolina is obtained by grinding Wheat. Semolina or ‘Suji’ is a coarsely ground grain which is also the main ingredient for the preparation of pasta and porridge. Semolina contains gluten which makes it very unsafe for gluten sensitive people and patients suffering from celiac disease. Semolina has great taste and texture.
Semolina is obtained from Durum Wheat. Semolina prevents over-eating by keeping your tummy fuller for a longer period. It helps you to lose your excess weight quickly and maintain body weight. Semolina is digested very slowly which helps you to lose more fat.
Semolina is an energy booster which makes it an ideal breakfast for all those living an active lifestyle. It keeps you energized throughout the day. You can make it more nutritive and healthy by adding several vegetables to the dish to obtain more flavor and fiber.
Phosphorus, zinc and magnesium content of rava helps in maintaining healthy bones and nervous system. It improves the functioning of cardiovascular and prevents heart attacks as well as heart failures. The selenium present in semolina prevents infections and boosts the immune system. Semolina contains sufficient amount of iron which is needed for proper blood circulation.