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Rava Fritters - Tea time snack

Another quick rava snack which is perfect with evening tea and is extremely easy to make. I remember my mother used to make these, but not exactly the same way. This is an easy version, less sweet with a perfect crunch on the outside and silky soft inside. With just few common ingredients, and while you have your tea brewing on one side, you can make these and ready to enjoy along with tea. Lets see how its done. Step by step pics uploaded. 

See Notes **
Yields: About 10 

  • 1/2 cup Rava 
  • 1/2 cup Sugar**
  • 2-3 cardamom pods crushed
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 2 tbsp Cornflour or rice flour
  • Oil for frying 
  • Ghee for greasing 
  1. Take 1/2 cup rava along with 1/2 cup sugar in a bowl and mix well until well combined
  2. In a kadai/ pan add in 3/4 th cup water along with crushed cardamom pods and let it come to a boil
  3. Lower the flame and slowly, gradually add in the rava-sugar mix
  4. Mix well till the water is all absorbed and its forms a soft dough (similar process to making Upma)
  5. Transfer it to another bowl and keep aside for 5 mins
  6. Once the mixture is slightly cool, add in cornflour or rice powder. **
  7. Mix well and using your hands form a smooth dough. I like to grease my palm with oil or ghee to avoid sticking. 
  8. Make small balls from the dough and flatten each into small size discs and keep aside
  9. Meanwhile heat oil in a kadai for frying. Make sure the oil is hot before you put the prepared Rava Discs in for frying. 
  10. Fry 2 or 3 together and serve hot with evening tea/chai 
  • You can reduce the sugar as per your need. If you don't like too sweet then I recommend adding 1/4 cup or 4 tbsp. My son prefers little sweet hence I added 1/2 cup 
  • If you have corn flour it is best to use that. But if you do not have you can add rice flour. It helps in binding all this together
  • Make sure the oil is nice and hot before frying. If its too hot, reduce and make. Remember the rava is already cooked, it just needs to be fried, so won't take too long. 
If you like this recipe please do drop in a comment. And if you happen to make these, remember to share your pics, and tag me on Instagram and pin this recipe for later on Pinterest

Do check out other Snack Recipes  as well which is up on the blog. 


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