Rava Kichadi


Rava/Sooji -1 cup 

Onion - 1 finely chopped

Ginger - 1 tsp finely chopped 

Green chillies - 2 slit

Tomato - 1

Vegetables - 1 cup [ carrot,beans and peas ]

Chilli  powder -  1/4 tsp

Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp

Water - 3 cups

Ghee  - 2 tbsp 

For the seasoning :

Oil - 2 tbsp 

Ghee - 1 tbsp

Mustard seeds - 1 tsp 

Bengal gram - 2 tsp 

Urad dal -1 tsp 

Curry leaves - few 

Coriander leaves  -  few 


Heat ghee and oil in a pan, add bengal gram,  mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves.

Then  add finely chopped onions, slit chillies and ginger.

Saute until onions turn transparent. Add tomato and  vegetables and stir well then add chilli powder and turmeric powder. 

Saute and cook the vegetables for 2-3 minutes. 

Now add 3 cups of hot water and salt.

When water starts boiling, reduce the flame and add rava slowly, stirring continuously  to avoid formation of lumps.

Keep stirring gently, when it becomes semi solid, 

 add 1 tbsp of ghee  and mix well.

When all the water is absorbed, mix well, close it with a lid and cook on low flame.

Cook in low flame for 5 minutes and switch off the flame.  you can add cashew nuts fried in ghee. Add an extra tbsp of ghee. Garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve hot with coconut chutney.

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