RAVA KICHADI

RAVA KICHADI


Rava Kichadi


Ingredients:


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 

Method


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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