Rava Sooji Semolina Recipes. Semolina is also known as Cream of wheat. In Indian languages, semolina is known as
Rava /rawa/Suji/Sooji . It is made from the inner part of hard,
Semolina has high gluten content. It is high in protein, dietary fiber, carbohydrates. As it is bland in taste, it can be used to make both sweets and savory dishes.
Rava cooks quite fast so it can be used in many dishes. Semolina is used in making breakfast porridge, deserts, pasta dough etc. Semolina is mixed in batter to make pancakes.
It is used in making breads in small quantity to get a tasty crust. In indian cooking, rava is used to make breakfast dishes such as Onion Upma, Vegetable Upma, rava Idli, rava dosa(vegan pancake), rava uttappam etc.
Semolina is also made in to a sweet dish called sooji Halwa or Sheera. Finer semolina flour is also used in many dishes.
Rava is also used to make snacks such as Maddur Vada, etc.
Semolina is used to make sweets such as rava ladoo, rava kheer, semolina pudding etc.
Semolina is also made from Corn and Rice. In that case it is called
Corn Rava or Rice Rava and are used to make Upma, Idli and many other
Rava pongal with moong dal is a one dish south Indian recipe. Make for breakfast or any other meal.