- 1 cup semolina (sooji/rava)
- 1 cup jaggery (gud)
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour (maida)
- 1/4 cup grated coconut
- 1 tsp ground cardamom
- 1 small banana, mashed (optional)
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1 pinch salt
- Oil or ghee as needed
Paniyaram is one of the most authentic recipes of Tamil cuisine. Rava paniyaram is prepared with semolina(sooji/rava). This is the most preferred teatime or evening snack. It can be prepared either as a sweet or savory version. This sweet rava paniyaram has banana which enhances the flavor of the dish. Try this recipe at the Diwali festival and enjoy it with your family and friends. Rava paniyaram can also be called as lifesaver for the times when you have a surprise guest and have just few minutes to prepare a snack.
Rava is great for your bone health and even the nervous system. It also helps in improving your cardiovascular health and prevents heart disease and heart failure.
How to make Rava Paniyaram
With the use of jaggery, these paniyaram has a soft texture and it tastes very delicious. Paniyaram makes a nice tiffin snack and can be prepared plain or masala paniyaram flavor. If you don’t have the special cookware, you can shallow fry these dumplings.