Cranberry Upma



• 4 tbsp vegetable oil
• ¼ tsp mustard seeds
• 1/4th cup chopped cranberries
• ¼ tsp Asafoetida
• 2-3 green chilies
• 1 cup water
• 1 tsp lemon juice
• 4-5 curry leaves
• 1 cup rawa
• 7-8 cashews
• Salt to taste
• ¼ tsp turmeric
• ¼ cup cilantro


Heat oil on medium heat in a pan, add mustard seeds, and allow to crackle.

Add asafoetida, curry leaves, green chilies, water, and lemon juice to pan. Stir for 10 seconds and then add the semolina flour.

Now stir on low heat until water evaporates.
Add the cashews, cranberries, salt, turmeric, and cilantro to pan and stir again for 2 minutes.

About Saransh Goila:

Saransh Goila won a cooking game show in 2011, and has risen in the chef ranks since. Now the founder of an eponymous quick-serve chain called Goila Butter Chicken, Goila appeared as a guest judge on Masterchef Australia. Goila holds a record for the ‘Longest road journey by a chef’, travelling across India to discover regional cuisines, for 100 days.