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andhra rava appalu
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appalu recipe | andhra rava appalu | sweet rava appam recipe

easy appalu recipe | andhra rava appalu | sweet rava appam recipe
Course sweet
Cuisine andhra
Keyword appalu recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 14 Servings
Calories 103kcal


  • cup water
  • tsp ghee
  • 1 cup rava / semolina / suji coarse
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder
  • oil or ghee for frying


  • firstly, in a large kadai take 1 cup water and ½ tsp ghee.
  • get the water to a boil.
  • now add 1 cup rava stirring continuously to avoid any lump formation.
  • keep stirring until the water is absorbed completely.
  • cover, and simmer for 2 minutes making sure the rava is cooked well.
  • now add 1 cup sugar and mix well.
  • sugar starts to melt, mash the rava if there are any lumps.
  • cover and simmer for 2 minutes until the water is absorbed completely.
  • the mixture turns soft and fluffy.
  • transfer to a plate and cool slightly.
  • now add 1 tsp ghee and ¼ tsp cardamom powder. mix well.
  • knead for a minute making sure the dough is soft and non-sticky.
  • grease hands with oil and pinch a ball sized dough.
  • smoothen out and flatten slightly.
  • now deep fry in hot oil or ghee. frying in ghee will enhance the flavour.
  • do not touch for a minute, as there are chances for appalu to break.
  • flip over and fry on both sides on medium flame.
  • fry until the appalu turns golden brown and crisp.
  • press slightly, and remove oil. drain off over kitchen towel to remove excess oil.
  • finally, rava appalu is ready for prasadam and can be consumed for 3 days.


Calories: 103kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 23mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 1mg