Semolina/Sooji Recipes

Semolina-In Hindi semolina is known as Sooji or more commonly Rava. In French semolina is called as semoule . Semolina is made out of wheat and it is like coarse flour. In Indian cooking various kind of delicacies are made out of semolina. While in South India, rava dosa, rava uttapam, rava idli, upma etc are made, in North India sooji is used to make various snacks, desserts like ladoos, halwa, burfi etc. It is also used as to coat the cutlets and tikkies along with bread crumbs…

There are some easy and delicious recipes made out of semolina/ rava/ sooji …


Bread Uttapam Bread uttapam/ Semolina toast–Bread uttapam can also be called as Semolina toast. The spread for this toast is similar to that of semolina uttapam. It is a very light and delicious preparation. It can be made quickly for morning breakfast or even for the evening snack. You can also make these toast for weekend brunch……
Rava Uttapam Rava Uttapam Rava Uttapam or semolina uttapam is a very popular South Indian dish. Uttapams are made with fermented batter. These are thick pancakes. Traditionally onions, bell pepper, and tomatoes are added in the batter. Uttapams are served with typical South Indian accompaniments like; Sambhar.........
Sooji Ka Dhokla Sooji Ka Dhokla -Dhokla's are basically steam cooked snacks from Gujarat (Western India); made with fermented batter of different flours. This is a easy to follow and quick recipe for Semolina(sooji) ka Dhokla. This is very light, healthy, delicious and nutritious breakfast..
upma Upma- is a very popular south Indian breakfast dish. Upma is made of rava/suji/semolina. Different vegetables can be added to make it more delicious as well as nutritious. It is absolutely low-fat so if you are health conscious, this is the right choice for you.
roti Khasta Roti The word Khasta means flaky, something wchich is crisp, flaky but soft is called as khasta in Hindi. This is a very delicious, and nutritious roti, usually served with rich gravies.
Sooji Idly Sooji Idly-These Idlies are steam cooked savory cakes of fermented batter of Semolina (sooji/ rava ). Usually in South India Idlies are served with Sambhar and chutneys for the breakfast. This is a very delicious preparations and very popular throughout the India.
Sooji ka Halwa Sooji ka Halwa - Halwa's are special kind of desserts, which are usually ghee (clarified butter) based. The word, Halwa has come from Arab culture. In India, there are a large variety of halwas - Gajar ka halwa, Moong dal halwa, Aate ka halwa etc...