Rava kichadi is one of the healthy delicious south Indian breakfast recipe. Its very popular because of its melt-in-mouth taste and divine spicy aroma. I just love the fantastic combo of delicious rava kichadi along with coconut chutney and I can eat it for any meal of the day. Its a quite popular recipe in South Indian weddings too. Its prepared with rava, (sooji or semolina), vegetables, ghee and aromatic spices. Check out this yummy recipe & enjoy flavorful Rava kichadi at your home!
Rava - 1 cup
Carrots, beans, peas - 1 cup (sliced)
Ghee - 3 tbsp
Oil - 2 tbsp
Cashewnuts - 5 to 6
Bay leaf - 1
Cumin - 1/2 tsp
Cinnamon - 1
Cloves - 4
Cardamom - 1
Saunf - 1/2 tsp
Grated ginger - 1 tsp
Green chilli - 3 to 4
Curry leaves - a few
Onion - 1
Tomato - 1
Turmeric pwd - 1/4 tsp
Coriander leaves to garnish
Salt to taste
Slice vegetable and set it ready.
Heat 1 tsp of ghee in frypan.
Add rava and roast it in low flame for 5 mins.
Set it aside.
Heat 2 tbsp of ghee and 2 tbsp of oil in fry pan.
Add cashewnuts and roast it to golden.
Remove and set aside.
Add bay leaf, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, cumin and saunf.
Allow to sizzle.
Add grated ginger, sliced green chilli, curry leaves and toss.
Add sliced onions, salt and saute until transculent.
Add sliced tomato and cook until soft.
Add diced carrots, beans, peas and saute in high flame for a minute.
Add turmeric pwd and combine.
Add 1/2 cup of hot water and stir.
Cook the vegetables by covering with a lid in high flame for 2 mins.
Now add the roasted rava and combine well.
Add 2 & 1/2 cups of hot water and mix.
Cook covered in medium flame.
Once its done, turn off flame.
Garnish with roasted cashewnuts and freshly chopped coriander leaves.
Transfer to serving plate.
Lipsmacking delicious rava kichadi is ready.
Serve hot with coconut chutney or any chutney of your choice.