Khara Bath Recipe | How To Make Khara Bath At Home

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The most popular version of upma is made with whole or refined ground semolina out of durum wheat. Sometimes a wide range of vegetables may be added to the dish, and it can also be garnished with beans (raw or sprouted) cashew nuts and peanuts for variety. The Indian name ‘upma’ means “cooked in water” and this particular variation has become very popular not only in India but throughout various parts around the world as well! Masala Upma is known as Khara bath in Karnataka.

Prep Time 25 min Cook Time 20 min Total Time 45 mins
Servings: 2 Calories: 182
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


Khara bath is one of the popular breakfast recipes in South India, especially in Bangalore. In this recipe, we are using a lot of vegetables making it a healthy breakfast option.





  1. Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and hing into it.

  2. After they start spluttering, add chopped onions and green chillies. Let them fry for some time.

  3. Then add ginger and garlic paste and saute it for 1 minute. And then add all the vegetables except tomatoes.

  4. Fry the vegetables until half did. Add tomatoes and fry till the oil separates from it.

  5. Now add water and let them boil. Then add salt and suji into the water and keep stirring in medium flame.

  6. Finally add coriander leaves, cashew nuts and serve hot.

  7. Serve with coconut chutney.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 2

Amount Per Serving
Calories 182kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 9g45%
Sodium 17mg1%
Potassium 126mg4%
Total Carbohydrate 4g2%
Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 2g4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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