Roasted Rava (Semolina)
100% natural without additives
100% plant based
Contains dietary fiber
Suitable for vegetarian food
Roasted rava, also known as 'suji' or 'semolina', is a common ingredient in Indian cuisine. It is obtained by grinding wheat bran to a coarse granular texture.
Roasted rava has a light brown color and a nutty flavor due to the roasting process. It is often used to prepare various dishes such as upma, halwa, idli and dosa.
Roasted rava has a quick cooking time and provides a nutritious base for meals. It is rich in fiber, protein and vitamins and can be a healthy addition to your diet.
Roasted rava is prized for its versatility, flavor and nutritional value, making it a popular ingredient in both savory and sweet dishes.
Nutritional value per 100 g
Energy value/Calories: 1436.1 kJ/ 343 kcal
Fat: 1.2 g
Of which saturated: 0.2 g
Carbohydrates: 55 g
Of which sugars: 0 g
Fiber: 3.5 g
Protein: 9.6 g
Salt: 0.85 g
Sodium: 340 mg
This product contains gluten.
This product is packaged and/or stored in a company that also processes products containing wheat, nuts, peanuts, mustard, celery, sesame, shellfish, soy, sulphites, fish and molluscs. Despite all precautions, it is possible that this product contains traces of these allergens.
Store in a cool, dark and dry place. After opening, transfer contents to an airtight container.
Roasted rava, also known as roasted semolina or roasted sooji, is a common ingredient in Indian cuisine. It has a slightly nutty flavor and a crunchy texture from roasting. Here are some uses of roasted rava:
- Upma: Roasted rava is a main ingredient in the popular Indian dish called "upma". Upma is a savory porridge made from roasted rava, vegetables, herbs and spices. It is often served as a breakfast or brunch dish.
- Pongal: Pongal is a traditional South Indian rice and dal dish. Some variations of pongal use roasted rava instead of rice. It is cooked with yellow mung dal and flavored with herbs and spices.
- Suji halwa: Roasted rava is often used to make a sweet halwa known as "suji halwa" or "sheera". It is cooked in a mixture of ghee (clarified butter), sugar, water and possibly dried fruits and nuts. Suji halwa is often served as a dessert or as an offering to gods during religious celebrations.
- Rava dosa: Toasted rava is used in the batter for rava dosa, a crispy and thin Indian pancake. The batter is made from roasted rava, rice flour and a mixture of herbs and spices. The batter is spread thinly in a hot frying pan to make the dosa.
- Rava idli: Roasted rava can also be used in the batter for rava idli. Idlis are soft and spongy rice cakes popular in South India. The batter is made from toasted rava, yogurt and other ingredients, then steamed into fluffy idlis.
Roasted rava adds a unique flavor and texture to various dishes. It can be used in both savory and sweet recipes, depending on the desired flavor profile and preparation.