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Rava Appalu

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Times Food
23rd November, 2018 17:09 IST

Rava Appalu is a delicacy which belongs to the South Indian cuisine and is served as a prasadam at various festivals. You can easily make this recipe at home by using simple ingredients like semolina, sugar, ghee and cardamom powder. This yummy delight needs only 35 minutes to get prepared. This dish is perfect for you if you don't like spending hours in the kitchen for making delicious foods. Apart from festivities, you can also serve this sweet dish to your guests at your next kitty party, game night, potluck or any other such special occasions. South Indian cuisine is known for its delectable flavours and you would be happy to know that this dessert is not very heavy on stomach and instead, it is very light and low in calories, so, if you like sweet things but do not want to put on some weight then, this recipe is the best for you! This delicacy will not only satisfy your hunger but will also give you a load of energy. So, what are you waiting for? Grab the ingredients and make this yummy recipe for yourself and your loved ones! You will surely get sweet compliments if you serve it to your near and dear ones. Make it now and let us know your experience with this dish in the comments section below. You can also try: Kobbari Pala Payasam, Ghasghase Payasa, Vermicelli Payasam, Carrot Payasam, Pesarapappu Payasam and Rava Kesari.


1 1/2 cup semolina

1 cup sugar

1 1/4 cup water

1 teaspoon spice cardamom

5 tablespoon ghee

How to make Rava Appalu

Step 1

Add water to a vessel and place over medium flame. Let it boil and then, add ghee in it. After a minute or two, add semolina and cardamom powder in it. Keep stirring to avoid lumps. Put sugar and mix everything well. Keep the flame at a low setting and let the mixture become thick. Once, the consistency has thickened, turn off the flame and cover the vessel with a lid and keep aside for 5 minutes.

Step 2

Let the mixture cool down a little and then, grease your palms with a little ghee and make small balls out of it. Make sure that the balls are smooth and have no cracks in it.

Step 3

Heat ghee in a deep pan over medium flame and shallow fry the rava balls till they turn golden in colour. Take out on a tissue paper to soak excess ghee and serve warm!

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