Rava kara Appa (Rava paddu)


1. Semolina/ Chiroti Rava / Bombay Rava – 1.5 cups

2. Curd – 1/4 cup

3. Onion – 1 (finely chopped)

4. Curry leaves – As required

5. Ginger – 1/2 tsp (finely chopped)

6. Green chillies – 2 (finely chopped)

7. Salt – As required

8. Oil – As required for frying.


1. Mix Rava and curd to make a paste. Add water to it so that the batter consistency comes to that of idli batter. Keep it aside for half an hour.

2. Add finely chopped onion, green chillies, curry leaves, ginger, salt to it and mix well.

3. Take Appe pathra (Appa kara/ Pan with depressions), pour oil and boil.

4. Now add about 1 tbsp of batter to each depression, close it with a lid and cook for 2-3 mins. Turn the appas upside down and cook again for 2-3 mins.

Serve it along with chutney or sambhar. Around 20 paddus can be prepared with the above said ingredients.

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