Rava Appalu | How to make Rava Appalu

By Lisha Aravind  |  25th Aug 2015  |  
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About Rava Appalu Recipe

Appalu is a traditional Andhra sweet made with rice flour and are very soft and not very sweet. It is very similar to Kerala style unniappam. The main difference is that Kerala style unniappam uses jaggery and rava appalu uses sugar.

Rava Appalu, a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by Lisha Aravind. Rava Appalu is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Rava Appalu is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Rava Appalu by Lisha Aravind is perfect to serve 4 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Rava Appalu.

Rava Appalu

Ingredients to make Rava Appalu

  • rava / sooji / semolina - 1/2 cup
  • water - 1 cup
  • sugar - 1/4 cup
  • grated coconut - 2 tbsp (optional)
  • cardamom powder - 1/4 tsp
  • ghee / clarified butter - 1 tsp
  • ghee / oil - as required (for frying)

How to make Rava Appalu

  1. Heat water in a pan and let it start boiling. Add 1 tsp of ghee.
  2. Add rava / semolina to the water, while stirring with the other hand. This will avoid the formation of lumps. Mix well.
  3. Add sugar, grated coconut, cardamom powder and mix everything well.
  4. Reduce the flame, mix well. Turn off the flame.
  5. Cover and leave it aside for 5 minutes.Open the lid and let it cool. Divide the entire mixture into small lemon sized balls.
  6. Grease your hands with ghee or oil, take each ball and slightly flatten it in between your palms. Keep aside.
  7. Heat ghee/oil in a tawa. Gently place each rava patties onto the tawa and fry them on medium flame until it becomes golden brown color
  8. Take it out with a slotted spoon and let it cool. Rava appalu is ready

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