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Saturday, November 9, 2013

Rava Kichidi

One of the instant recipe i got it on goggling..  first time im trying these... the taste was perfect what i liked in it.. more over its a healthy combo of veges... 
Jess baby tried to enjoy the new taste.... this is an quick and instant recipe... can feed the family with a healthy combinations... the vegetables are purely of your choice.. can add potatoes... on the hurry morning after dropping Jess baby in his school we went for vegetable shop..

After a long time i found some fresh green peas there... with out asking the rate i picked it.. then getting the billed i shocked..fresh green peas 200/kg?????  .. after i tasted this yummy kichidi... i thought its worth of paying 200rs/kg...:)  for this green peas... lets go to the recipe soon...

Rava/Sooji- 1 cup
Water- 3 cups
Oil- 2 tsp
Ghee- 3 tsp
Lemon juice- 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp

Onion- 1/2 cup finely chopped
Tomato- 1 small roughly chopped
Carrot- 1/2 cup finely chopped
Green Peas- 1/2 cup ( I used the fresh one.. frozen also used for this)
French beans- 1/2 cup chopped
Curry leaves- 1 spring
Green chillie- 2 slitted
Ginger paste- 1 tsp

For tempering:
Mustard- 1 tsp
Channa dhal- 2 tsp
Urad dhal- 1 tsp


* Grab all the ingredients first.

* Soak the Urad dhal and channa dhal for 15 mins

* Roast the Rava in a pan till the raw smell goes and slightly the color change.. and set them aside.

*Heat the pan with 2 tsp of ghee and 2 tsp of oil.. Add the mustard and soaked, drained dhal.. add in the curry leaves too, let them pop up..

* Add in the onion, Green chillie and ginger paste... saute till the onions are transparent.

* Add all the Vegetables..{Carrot, French beans, Green peas}

* When it get shrink then add the tomatoes and cook for 2 mins.

* Add in the Turmeric powder and salt.

* Add the 3 cups of water...

* Allow the water to boil... check for salt too...

* Note: Put the flame in low..

* Add the roasted rava mean while give them the mix with the other hand.. mix gently without any clumps.. Do carefully they'll get together very easily..

* See only few more water is there... it was absorbed by the rava with in few seconds..

* Add a dllop of ghee...

* In the low flame.. cover them and cook it for 3-4 mins..

* Add the lime juice.. Give them a good mix.

* All done here... The Rava kichidi will be sticky in nature.. results based on the ghee and oil we add..

* Can have this yummy kichidi with any kind of sambar/ coconut chutney..

My new addition in my kitchen shelf isn't it cute.. i love the shape of this hot pot.. the color of my favorite green color its..

" Rava Kichidi"


  1. Perfectly made kichidi. Happy to folow you; You have a beautiful collection of recipes.

  2. healthy kichdi. If you get time visit mine too


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