rava rotti recipe | sajjige rotti | sooji roti | semolina roti

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rava rotti recipe | sajjige rotti | sooji roti | semolina roti with detailed photo and video recipe. a traditional and healthy pancake or bread recipe made with semolina dough with mixed herbs. it is a simple and easy breakfast recipe from the popular karnataka cuisine and is known for its taste and health aspects. generally, it can be served as it is without any sides as it does contain all required spices but tastes great with coconut chutney.
rava rotti reciperava rotti recipe | sajjige rotti | sooji roti | semolina roti with step by step photo and video recipe. rotti recipes are very popular in north karnataka cuisine and are served primarily for breakfast and lunch. it is typically made with rice, jowar and ragi flour but can also be made with other ingredients for various purpose. one such simple and easy rotti recipe is rava rotti or semolina rotti made for morning breakfast recipes.

in north karnataka cuisine, there are many rotti or flat pancakes which forms the major part of the cuisine. the premium ones are ragi rotti and jowar rotti and are made frequently. these are mainly made for afternoon lunch with a bunch of spicy curries like stuffed brinjal or sprouts curry. yet there are other rotti recipes which can be made for breakfast and semolina rotti and rice rotti recipes are one such recipe. compared to other rotti recipes, these are light and ideal for morning breakfast. moreover, when these rottis are made it is added with herbs and spices. hence it can be easily served with simple coconut chutney or any coloured spicy chutney and hence ideal morning breakfast.

sajjige rotti

furthermore, i would like to highlight some tips, suggestions and variations to rava rotti recipe or sajjige rotti. firstly, i have used coarse or medium-sized semolina (aka bombay rava) for this recipe. do not try this recipe with other variants like thin or thick one, which may not yield a crisp one. secondly, i have added sour yoghurt as part of wet ingredients and hence balancing the taste of spic, salt and sourness. having said that you can add water and add lemon juice as its alternatives. lastly, i have spread on top of tawa and did not use any plastic or banana leaf to shape it. if you are comfortable with those you can use it to shape it and place it on top of tawa.

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rava rotti recipe

rava rotti recipe | sajjige rotti | sooji roti | semolina roti

5 from 2 votes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Soaking Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 7 Servings
AUTHOR: HEBBARS KITCHEN
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: karnataka
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easy rava rotti recipe | sajjige rotti | sooji roti | semolina roti

Ingredients

  • 1 cup rava / semolina / suji, coarse
  • 2 tbsp coconut, grated
  • 1 tsp cumin / jeera
  • 1 chilli, finely chopped
  • 1 inch ginger, finely chopped
  • few curry leaves, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp coriander, finely chopped
  • 1 cup curd / yogurt
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • ¼ cup water
  • oil, for roasting

Instructions

  • firstly, in a large bowl take 1 cup rava and 2 tbsp coconut.
  • also add 1 tsp cumin, 1 chilli, 1 inch ginger, few curry leaves and 2 tbsp coriander.
  • further, add 1 cup curd and ¾ tsp salt.
  • mix well making sure forming a thick batter.
  • now add ¼ cup water and mix well.
  • rest for 15 minutes or until rava is soaked well.
  • prepare a smooth idli batter consistency batter.
  • heat the tawa on medium flame. pour a ladleful of batter on hot tawa.
  • spread with fingers. make sure to dip fingers in water to prevent from burning.
  • spread uniformly as thin as possible.
  • pour a tsp of oil from sides.
  • cover and cook for a minute.
  • flip over and cook both sides on medium flame.
  • finally, enjoy rava rotti with chutney.
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how to make rava rotti with step by step photo:

  1. firstly, in a large bowl take 1 cup rava and 2 tbsp coconut.
    rava rotti recipe
  2. also add 1 tsp cumin, 1 chilli, 1 inch ginger, few curry leaves and 2 tbsp coriander.
    rava rotti recipe
  3. further, add 1 cup curd and ¾ tsp salt.
    rava rotti recipe
  4. mix well making sure forming a thick batter.
    rava rotti recipe
  5. now add ¼ cup water and mix well.
    sajjige rotti
  6. rest for 15 minutes or until rava is soaked well.
    sajjige rotti
  7. prepare a smooth idli batter consistency batter.
    sajjige rotti
  8. heat the tawa on medium flame. pour a ladleful of batter on hot tawa.
    sajjige rotti
  9. spread with fingers. make sure to dip fingers in water to prevent from burning.
    sajjige rotti
  10. spread uniformly as thin as possible.
    sooji roti
  11. pour a tsp of oil from sides.
    sooji roti
  12. cover and cook for a minute.
    semolina roti
  13. flip over and cook both sides on medium flame.
    semolina roti
  14. finally, enjoy rava rotti with chutney.
    sajjige rotti

notes:

  • firstly, spread as thin as possible. if you find it difficult, then you can spread using a spoon.
  • also, make sure to use curd as it gives a good flavour.
  • additionally, cook on a medium flame for uniform cooking.
  • finally, rava rotti recipe tastes great when served hot.
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