Hotel Style Rava (Sooji) Kichadi (with less Ghee)

rava khichadi

Rava (Sooji) Kichadi is a simple and easy breakfast which is prepared with Rava (Sooji) and other ingredients.

This delicious Rava Kichadi is prepared in hotel style with less Ghee. It is always a hit whenever it is prepared in my house. Generally, Rava Kichadi in hotels will be full of Ghee but I used to make it with less Ghee with the same taste. Here is the simple and easy recipe for this Hotel style Rava (Sooji) Kichadi.


Cooking time: 26 – 28 minutes

Serves: 2 to 3


1 tbsp = 15 ml

1 spoon = 10 ml

1 tsp = 5 ml

1 coffee spoon = 2.5 ml

  • Rava – 1 cup (1 cup = 300 ml)
  • Ghee – ¾ tsp + ¾ tsp
  • Mustard – ¼ tsp
  • Chana dal – ¾ tsp
  • Urad dal – ¾ tsp
  • Cashew nuts – 6
  • Curry Leaves – few (1 spoon)
  • Medium sized Onion – 2 (finely chopped)
  • Green Chillies – 2 (Largely chopped)
  • Ginger – an inch or slight more than an inch (finely chopped)
  • Medium Sized Tomato – 1 (finely chopped)
  • Medium sized Potato – 1 (chopped)
  • Large Sized Carrot – 1 (chopped)
  • Green Peas – 1 ½ tbsp
  • Turmeric Powder – ¼ tsp
  • Salt – required
  • Water – 2 ¼ cup (1 cup= 300 ml)


  1. Roast the Mustard seeds with the Ghee (¾ tsp) until it crackles in a Kadai (I have used non-stick Kadai) at medium flame.
  2. Add the Chana dal, Urad dal, Cashewnuts, Curry leaves and roast it for 3 minutes.
  3. Then, add the chopped Onions, Green Chillies and ginger to it and sauté it until the onions becomes pink and transparent.
  4. Add the chopped tomatoes to it and sauté for a minute
  5. Add the chopped Potatoes, Carrots, Green peas, required salt and turmeric powder to it and mix it well and close it with a lid for 3 minutes.
  6. Then, add the Rava to it. Mix it well and sauté the mixture for 2 minutes.
  7. Add the required Salt to it and mix it well.
  8. Then, add the Water (2 ¼ cup) to it and mix it well. (1 cup = 300ml)
  9. Close the mixture with a lid for 3 minutes to cook the Rava (refer video). Then, open the lid and Give a mix (Bring the bottom part of the Kichadi to the top). Again the close it with the lid and cook for 2 minutes.
  10. Add Ghee (¾) tsp to it and mix it well. Turn off the flame. Rava (Sooji) Kichadi is ready to serve.


Comment box : Share your valuable Feedback/Comments here

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s