Uppumavu | Kerala Rava Uppumavu

Uppumavu | Kerala Rava Uppumavu

Uppumavu | Kerala Rava Uppumavu

Uppumavu is an excellent breakfast dish, very popularly prepared and savored in kerala homes. Kerala Rava Uppumavu is a tasty nutritious dish that can be prepared in a few minutes with limited ingredients. Uppumavu is unique and special with fried rava blended with hot water and a variety of spicy ingredients. Note that Rava Uppumavu in your menu chart that can be packed off in lunch boxes too. While preparing Uppumavu, please make sure that the proportion of water is correct, the uppumavu texture should be perfect. You can explore a well detailed Uppumavu here that can be easily prepared at home. In kerala some people they add coconut to enhance the taste, you can also cashews to make it very rich. Kids may not like if the ginger pieces are very big, so try to make it very small so that kids wont bite it. Enjoy the Kerala Rava Uppumavu.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 3 people



  • For preparing Uppumavu, first chop onion, chillies and ginger.
  • Take a vessel or pan and heat rawa, till it becomes golden brown.
  • Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.
  • Splutter mustard seeds.
  • Add onion, green chillies, ginger, curry leaves, black gram and saute for 5 mins.
  • Add 1 1/2 glasses of water into this along with turmeric powder and salt.
  • Let the water boil.
  • When it boils, add rava into it and stir it continously for 3 mins.
  • :- Do not make it dry, add boiled water if you want to make it loose.. its more tasty when its not dry...
  • :- Serve hot.
  • :- Rava is available in two types. One is made of rice and another is with wheat... those who are under diet may choose wheat rawa (soogi gothambu rawa). Avoid cashews and too much of oil for cholestrol and diabetic patients.
  • Note: :- If you want, you can add cashews and raisins. Those who have cholestrol better avoid cashews.
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Response (2)
  1. L
    Linda January 26, 2007

    5 stars
    good recipe, very tasty

  2. D
    Dileep November 13, 2011

    With cashew it tasted better.

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