Wheat Rave Kichidi:


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Preparation Time : 10 minutes

Cooking Time : 25 minutes

Recipes Cuisine : South Indian

Ingredients:

  • Wheat Rava (semolina / couscous) – 1 cup
  • Onion (small) – 2
  • Tomato (Large) – 1
  • Beans (chopped) – 1 cup
  • Carrot – ½ cup
  • Fresh Peas – ¼ cup
  • Ginger – Small piece
  • Green chillies – 3 (Chopped)
  • Water – 2 ½ cup
  • Salt to taste

Tempering:

  • Oil – 2 tsp
  • Channa dal – 1 tsp
  • Mustard seed – ½ tsp
  • Cumin seeds (jeera) – ½ tsp
  • Turmeric – ½ tsp
  • Curry leaves – 4

Methods:

  • First, roast the Wheat rava in 1 tsp of butter in a pan and keep aside.

  • Add oil to pan after mustard seeds splutter, add cumin, channa dal and curry leaves.

  • Now add onion (don’t over cook it), tumeric, ginger and green chillies saute it for a 2 minutes until raw flavour goes away.

  • Add Carrot, Beans and cook for 5 minutes, now add sliced tomatoes and saute for another 3 more minute.

  • After that add water and salt to taste, close with a lid and bring to boil.

  • Now add the rava and mix without any lumps.

  • Cover the pan and cook for 5 minutes in a medium heat, now add peas and cook for a minute.

  • Garnish with cilantro and fried cashews.

  • Serve hot and Enjoy it!!!!

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Hints:

  • If you use dry peas (soak for an hour) and make sure add peas before adding water.

  • Wheat Rava mostly takes time to cook. If it doesn’t cook, don’t worry add another ½ cup of hot water and cover the pan for a minute.
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