Fans of south Indian food are now spread across India and abroad. From push carts to big ticket restaurants, you would find these fans everywhere, travelling lengths and breadths to tuck into their favourite vada, upma, rasam, dosa, appam and more. The extensive range of south Indian food has fascinated foodies from across generations. In addition to the wholesome flavour, we feel the ingredients too are worth a mention. Take for instance, rava or sooji, the superfood is used to make a variety of South Indian delicacies and is sometimes even considered a healthier variety as compared to the traditional rice batter. Here are 5 Rava-based south Indian breakfast recipes we cannot get enough of.
Dosa is a crispy pancake or crepe like dish made with fermented rice batter. The fermenting process may take hours, if you do not have that amount of time, you can try this instant recipe for crispy and yummy rava dosa.
2. Rava Upma
This thick, porridge like breakfast dish is often considered as one of the healthiest Indian breakfasts ever, since it does not use any oil. This rava upma packs the goodness of semolina, vegetables like carrots and peas and grated coconut.
It is feisty, yummy and oh-so-healthy, these masala rava idli will add the much needed edge to your banal breakfast. Soft, fluffy and flavourful, these idlis go best with sambhar, coconut chutney and tomato chutney.
Why settle for plain rava dosa, when you can spruce it up with a spicy onion filling. This crispy, wholesome dosa has indulgence written all over it. Onion rava dosa makes the best pair with sambhar.
Uttapam, is again a loaded pancake like dish. It is slightly thicker than dosa, unlike dosa it is not rolled up. It usually has a mix of vegetables embossed on it and with this rava uttapam recipe, you would be making the dish again, and again.
Try these recipes and let us know your favourite one in the comments below.
Try these recipes and let us know how you liked it.
About Sushmita SenguptaSharing a strong penchant for food, Sushmita loves all things good, cheesy and greasy. Her other favourite pastime activities other than discussing food includes, reading, watching movies and binge-watching TV shows.