Rava Sooji

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  • Our premium rava sooji is produced without the use of synthetic pesticides, herbicides, or fertilisers, ensuring a natural and pure product. 
  • Our organic rava sooji is a non-genetically modified organism. (non-GMO). 
  • Our rava sooji is produced with a commitment to environmentally friendly practices.
  • Rava sooji is rich in carbohydrates, providing a quick and sustained source of energy for the body.
  • The fibre content in rava sooji aids in digestion, prevents constipation, and promotes regular bowel movements.
  • Rava sooji contains protein, essential for muscle repair, growth, and overall body function.
  • Rava sooji is low in fat, making it a suitable option for those aiming for weight management or watching their fat intake.
  • Rava sooji can be used in a wide range of culinary preparations, including savoury dishes like upma, idli, and dosa, as well as sweet dishes like halwa and kesari bath.
  • Rava sooji adds texture to dishes, providing a slightly grainy and hearty consistency, enhancing the overall eating experience.
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Rava Sooji, commonly known as semolina, has its origins in ancient Egypt and is believed to have been introduced to India during the Mughal period. Scientifically known as Triticum aestivum, it belongs to the Poaceae family. Our rava sooji is primarily sourced from regions like Punjab, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh, where wheat cultivation is abundant. 

An interesting fact about rava sooji is that it is made by grinding durum wheat into coarse particles, retaining the nutritious bran and germ layers, making it a wholesome grain product. Health-wise, rava sooji is a good source of carbohydrates, protein, and fibre, providing energy and aiding in digestion. Culinary-wise, it is a versatile ingredient used in various Indian dishes such as upma, halwa, idli, dosa, and desserts like kesari bath, offering a unique texture and flavour to the recipes.

Rava Sooji Benefits:

  • Rava sooji is rich in carbohydrates, providing a quick and sustained source of energy for the body.

  • The fibre content in rava sooji aids in digestion, prevents constipation, and promotes regular bowel movements.

  • Rava sooji contains protein, essential for muscle repair, growth, and overall body function.

  • Rava sooji is low in fat, making it a suitable option for those aiming for weight management or watching their fat intake.

  • Rava sooji contains B vitamins like thiamine and niacin, which play a crucial role in metabolism and maintaining overall health.

  • Rava sooji is a good source of minerals like iron and magnesium, important for blood health and overall well-being.

  • Rava sooji can be used in a wide range of culinary preparations, including savoury dishes like upma, idli, and dosa, as well as sweet dishes like halwa and kesari bath.

  • Rava sooji adds texture to dishes, providing a slightly grainy and hearty consistency, enhancing the overall eating experience.

Rava Sooiji

500g, 1Kg

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FAQ's

What is rava (sooji)? 

Rava, also known as sooji or semolina, is a coarse flour made from durum wheat. It is commonly used in Indian cuisine for making a variety of dishes such as upma, halwa, and idli.

How do I cook rava (sooji)? 

To cook rava, dry roast it in a pan until it turns light golden and releases a nutty aroma. Then, you can add it to boiling water or milk, along with spices or sweeteners, depending on the recipe you are making.

Can rava (sooji) be used in a gluten-free diet? 

No, rava is made from wheat and contains gluten. It is not suitable for a gluten-free diet and should be avoided by those with gluten intolerance or celiac disease.

What dishes can I prepare with rava (sooji)? 

You can make a variety of dishes with rava, such as upma, rava dosa, rava idli, halwa, and kheer. It is also used in baking to add texture to bread and cakes.

How do I make rava (sooji) upma? 

To make rava upma, roast the rava until golden. Sauté mustard seeds, curry leaves, and vegetables in oil, add water, and then stir in the roasted rava, cooking until it absorbs the water and becomes fluffy.

Can rava (sooji) be used to make sweets? 

Yes, rava is commonly used to make sweets like rava halwa (also known as suji ka halwa) and rava kesari. These dishes are typically prepared with ghee, sugar, and flavoured with cardamom and nuts.

What is the difference between fine and coarse rava (sooji)? 

Fine rava has a smoother texture and is used for dishes like halwa and batters, while coarse rava is grainier and is ideal for making upma and savoury dishes. The choice depends on the texture desired in the final dish.

How long does it take to cook rava (sooji)? 

Cooking time for rava varies depending on the dish. Generally, it takes about 5-10 minutes to roast and another 5-10 minutes to cook it with liquids for dishes like upma or halwa.

Can I use rava (sooji) to make instant mixes? 

Yes, you can prepare instant mixes using rava for quick and easy meals like instant upma, idli, or dosa. Pre-roast the rava and mix it with spices and dried vegetables, then store in an airtight container for convenience.