Rava vada

Rava Vada Recipe

Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine Andhra, Hyderabadi
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4
Author BINDU


  • 1 cup semolina/sooji/ Bombay rava
  • ½ cup chopped onions
  • salt as needed
  • ¼ tsp cumin seeds
  • ½ tsp chopped ginger
  • ¼ cup chopped coriander
  • A pinch baking soda
  • ½ cup yogurt
  • oil for deep-frying


  1. cut the onion, green chilies, coriander leaves, ginger and keep aside.
  2. take a mixing bowl, add 1 cup of semolina/sooji/upma rava.
  3. add salt as needed, 1/4 tsp of cumin seeds and a pinch of baking soda.
  4. put the chopped onions, green chilies, coriander leaves, ginger and mix well.
  5. add 1/2 cup of yogurt and mix.
  6. then add yogurt little by little until you get the correct consistency.
  7. the batter should not be runny or too hard.
  8. leave the batter for 15-20 minutes and later mix the batter again.
  9. heat oil for deep-frying.
  10. when the oil is hot, take a lemon-sized batter, make into flat round shape.
  11. leave them into oil carefully.
  12. deep-fry (on medium heat) the vadas until they turn into nice golden brown color. Flip them in between.