Upma is India’s hot-favorite breakfast food. Just like idlis, it is also originally from South India, and comes with a list of benefits.Rava, which is used to make upma, is rich in protein, vitamin B and iron. Adding veggies to the upma not only makes it tastier but also healthier. Upma digests slowly and it keeps you full for longer. This prevents you from overeating or indulging in unhealthy snacks. Upma should be your go-to breakfast meal if you wish to lose weight quickly.