Friday, 7 December 2012

Rava Kichidi

Hi Friends.. Today i have come up with a colorful dish which is very popular in south India as a Breakfast recipe. This dish is made using rava (sooji). It fills up all your needs of calorie n also your taste buds.. :-) Now lets get into the recipe..!!

Ingredients :

 1    Rava/Sooji  2 Cups
 2  Onions (sliced)  2 Nos
 3  Tomato (chopped)  2 Nos
 4  Tamarind Extract  1/2 Cup
 5  Chopped Vegetables
 (Carrot, Beans, Potato)
 2 Cups
 6  Chopped Chillies  2 Nos
 7  Turmeric Powder  1/2 teaspoon
 8  Salt  As required 
 9  Water  5 cups

 For Seasoning :

 1   Mustard Seeds  1 teaspoon
 2  Bengal gram
(Kadalai paruppu)
 1 teaspoon
 3  Urad dal  1/2 teaspoon
 4  Cashew nuts  As required 
 5  Oil  As required
 6  Ghee  As required

Preparation :

1) Dry Roast the Rava in a pan till it turns slight brown in color. Keep it aside.
2) Heat a pan, add oil & little ghee. Add the above seasoning ingredients one by one.
3) Roast in in medium flame.
4) Add the chopped onions & chillies. Fry well.
5) Once the onion becomes translucent, add all the vegetables & fry well for 7-8 minutes.
6) Now add the chopped tomatoes, salt & turmeric powder. Fry well till the tomatoes get smashed.
7) Now add the tamarind extract & mix well for 2-3 minutes till it blends with the vegetables.
8) Add the water & let it boil.
9) Now add the roasted rava, little at a time & keep on mixing it simultaneously, without letting to form lumps
10) Minimize the flame & close the pan with a tight lid. Let it cook for about 8-10 minutes.
11) Switch off the stove & mix it well. Serve hot with coconut chutney.

I hope you enjoyed my recipe. Try this recipe & give me your feedback n comments. You can add shredded coconut at last, if you wish. Keep visiting my blog.

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