Rava Kichadi



  • Rava, 1 cup
  • 3 tbsps ghee
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp chana dhal
  • 1 tsp urad dhal
  • 1/4 cup cashews
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1 sprig curry leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 cup frozen vegetables
  • 1/2  red, yellow, or orange pepper
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 cups water
  • Salt to taste


  1. Roast the Rava in a kadai while stirring on low flame.
  2. Once the Rava starts changing color and you get a nice aroma, remove it from Kadai and set it aside.
  3. Add the ghee to the same kadai and heat on low heat.
  4. Once the ghee becomes hot, add the mustard seeds and let them splutter.
  5. When the mustard seeds begin to splutter, add the chana dal and urad dal and fry just until they turn golden.
  6. Add the chopped onions, and saute until they turn translucent.
  7. Next, add the ginger and curry leaves (chopped), and stir.
  8. Then add all the remaining vegetables and mix.
  9. Mix the turmeric powder in and saute on low flame for 3 to 4 minutes.
  10. Pour the water and add salt to taste.
  11. Increase the flame and let the water boil.
  12. Once the water comes to a boil, reduce the flame and add the Rava bit by bit while stirring until all Rava has combined with the vegetables.
  13. Serve with your favorite side.

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