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Thakkali Rava Uppuma (Tomato Rava Uppuma)

Thakkali rava uppuma
Looking for an alternative for rava uppuma?? This Tomato rava uppuma will help you. Tanginess of tomato enhances uppuma taste. The recipe follows..

thakkali rava uppuma

Recipe For :2

Preparation Time : 15 minutes


Rava                        - 1 cup
Big Onion               - 1 
Tomato                   - 1
Chopped Ginger   - 2 tsp
Green Chili             - 1
Curry Leaves          - few
Mustard Seeds       - 1/4 tsp
Urad Dal                  - 1/4 tsp
Channa Dal             - 1/4 tsp
Cashew Nuts           - 4-6 (optional)
Salt                           - As required
Turmeric Powder    - a pinch
Oil                              - 1 tbsp


  • Dry roast rava till it leaves nice aroma. Take it out in a plate. Chop Big Onion and tomato finely. Slit Green chili. Make sure Ginger is finely chopped.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds , Urad dal and channa dal. If you wish you can also add Cashew nuts. 
  • After they splutter add chopped onion, Ginger , Green chili and curry leaves to it.
  • When the onions turn translucent, add chopped tomatoes. After both onions and tomatoes are cooked well add 2.5 cups of water to it.
  • Add also salt and Turmeric powder.
  • When the water boils, add roasted rava in small instances. Keep on stirring in between to avoid the lumps.
  • Cook for 3- 5 minutes till rava has absorbed all its water. Serve it hot... Tastes good with Coconut Chutney.. You can also add vegetables like carrot, peas to make the recipe much more healthier.