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Rava kichadi recipe | sooji khichadi recipe | south indian breakfast recipes

by Jeyashris Kitchen
  While typing for the post , my mouth waters for Rava Kichadi. I can eat this rava khichadi for any meal of the day. Be it a breakfast, lunch or dinner i need a cup of coffee of tea to have it along kichadi. A spoon of hot kichadi and a sip of hot coffee is a fantastic combo . Generally in weddings they serve this rava kichadi, With sambar and chutney as an accompaniment this semolina kichadi tastes super yummy.Try out this easy yet tasty rava kichadi for breakfast or even for dinner.


Rava kichadi

  Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time : 20 Mins |   Serves : 3-4

    Rava |   1 cup
    Water  3 cups
     Oil      2 tblsp
     Ghee  1-2 tsp
     Mustard seeds  1/4 tsp
     Green chilli   2
     Channa dal  1/4 tsp
      Urad dal   1/4 tsp
      Salt        to taste
      Onion     1
      Tomato  1
      Carrot      1/2
      Green Peas  few
      Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
      Curry leaves    few
      Cashew nuts   few (optional)   


    • Dry roast the rava in a low flame . Do not over do and change the color.
    • Keep it aside.
    • Chop the onions, tomato, green chilli, carrots very finely.

rava roasted

  • In a pan add oil mustard seeds, channa dal, urad dal, green chillies,curry leaves and cashew nuts(if adding).
  • Keep the flame low and roast till the dals turn golden brown. Add the onions and saute till they becomes soft.

rava khichadi

  • Add tomatoes and saute till they become soft.
  • Add salt and turmeric powder.

onion tomato
onion tomato

    • Add the veggies and saute for a minute.
    • Add water to this.

add veggies

  • Let the water boil nicely. Once it starts boiling nicely keep the flame low and add the roasted rava to this.

add rava

  • Slowly mix it evenly without any lumps.
  • Cook in a low flame till the rava gets completely cooked . It will take 3-5 minutes.
  • Add ghee in the last and mix well. Addition of ghee gives a fantastic flavour to the rava kichadi. So don’t miss it out.

semolina kichadi
rava bath

  • Rava kichadi is ready to serve.Always serve hot. You can serve with coconut chutney or sambar or a simple pickle too.
  1. Sometimes the rava needs extra 1/2 cup water to get cooked completely. It depends on the quality of rava.
  2. Always keep a cup of very hot water by the side so that in case if it need more water you can add it after adding the rava.
  3. You can add potatoes and beans if you want. Chop them finely and add with the veggies.

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nandoos Kitchen February 17, 2014 - 9:14 am

rava kichdi looks yumm.

Raks anand February 17, 2014 - 10:09 am

Very tempting, lovely clicks

Nivedhanams Sowmya February 17, 2014 - 10:26 am

drool worthy clicks!!! such a simple and elegant one!!

Dipti Joshi February 17, 2014 - 12:26 pm

Warm rava khichadi with coconut chutney! Wow! So tempting!

AparnaRajeshkumar February 17, 2014 - 1:22 pm

Myall time Favorite for all veggies and a drizzle of Ghee great one..sema clarity

anusha praveen February 17, 2014 - 2:04 pm

This one is ultimate comfort breakfast for me. I enjoy it with dollops of ghee and some piping hot sambar. Love that platter

Hamaree Rasoi February 17, 2014 - 2:37 pm

Delicious and healthy looking rava khichdi. Excellent preparation.

Sony P February 17, 2014 - 2:38 pm

Tasty and yummy rava khichdi !

Veena Theagarajan February 17, 2014 - 3:14 pm

looks so tasty.. love it

divya February 17, 2014 - 11:40 pm

looks soooo tempting n delicious…

Sona S February 18, 2014 - 7:26 am

Looks very delicious..

mullaimadavan February 18, 2014 - 1:34 pm

Very comforting breakfast, this makes me hungry!

MonuTeena RecipesPassion February 19, 2014 - 10:33 am

Perfect tempting clicks 🙂

Manjula Bharath February 23, 2014 - 4:09 pm

very tempting rava khichidi 🙂 looks yumm and very well explained 🙂

Umamaheswari February 25, 2014 - 8:24 am

very nice presentation, may i ask…from where do you get these banana leaf plate snd copper coated serving utensils


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