Rava Rotti

Rava Rotti | Semolina flatbread

Rava is a wheat product that is obtained by grinding wheat husk. It is used in India for preparing various dishes like kichidi, idli, dosa, upma and sweets – laddu, halwa, kesari bath etc.

This south Karnataka special Rava Rotti recipe can be prepared instantly and can be a quick breakfast option or snack. It is very easy to prepare but needs to be cooked carefully on tawa/pan. Rava rotti can be served with butter or chutney powder or jaggery or can be relished on its own.

How to make Rava Rotti?

In a bowl, mix rava, grated coconut, yogurt, cumin, ginger, and chilies. Rest for 5-10 mins. Skip the chillis if this is being served to a toddler.

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Spinach semolina flatbread: This is how the batter looks like when almost 1 cup of water is added. This batter can be easily spread on the tawa.

Add spinach, carrot, salt and slowly add water by mixing and checking the consistency of the batter.

Heat the pan, grease it with oil or ghee. There are two ways to spread the batter.

a) spread the batter slowly to the pan directly, and make a thin layer using fingers.

b) Take a handful of batter and spread it on the baking paper or banana leaf. Dip your fingers in water while spreading to avoid sticking of the batter. Place the paper on the tawa/pan by flipping it.

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Batter Consistency for spreading on a baking paper

if you prefer spreading it on baking paper or banana leaf, let the batter be thick, add 1/2- 3/4 cup of water little by little, and check the consistency. Dip fingers in water while spreading on the batter on paper.

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Close the lid, cook in low to medium flame (to avoid burning of rava) for 2-3 minutes. grease both sides of rotti, and cook both sides until golden. Let it get cooked fully one side before flipping to avoid breaking of the rotti

Serve hot with butter or jaggery or chutney powder

Rava Rotti
Spinach rava rotti

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Rava Rotti

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Flatbread, Rava Rotti
Servings: 2
Author: Eateries Delightful

Ingredients

  • 2 cup roasted rava
  • 1/2 cup grated coconut
  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 3/4- 1 cup water
  • 1-2 tsp cumin
  • 1 inch grated ginger
  • 1/2 chopped onion optional
  • 1/2 cup spinach
  • 1/4 cup grated carrot
  • 2 green chillies
  • salt per taste
  • oil for greasing

Instructions

  • In a bowl, mix rava, grated coconut, yogurt, cumin, ginger, and chillies .
  • Rest for 5-10 mins. Skip the chillis if this is being served to a toddler.
  • Add spinach, carrot, salt, and slowly add water by mixing and checking the consistency of the batter.
  • Heat the pan, grease it with oil or ghee. There are two ways to spread the batter. a) spread the batter slowly to the pan directly , and make a thin layer using fingers. b) Take a handful of batter and spread it on the baking paper or banana leaf.
  • Dip your fingers in water while spreading to avoid sticking of the batter.
  • Place the paper on the tawa/pan by flipping it.
  • Close the lid, cook in low to medium flame (to avoid burning of rava) for 2-3 minutes. grease both sides of rotti, and cook both sides until golden.
  • Let it get cooked fully one side before flipping to avoid breaking of the rottiServe hot with butter or jaggery or chutney powder.

Notes

Notes: If the rotti is being spread directly on the pan, let the batter be not too thick, easier to spread when the batter is slightly thin. refer pictures above

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