Wheat Rava Kichidi



  • 1 cup of wheat rava
  • 4 teaspoons of yellow moong dal
  • 1/2 teaspoon of mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon of urad dal (black gram dal)
  • 1/2 teaspoon of channa dal (bengal gram dal)
  • 3 nos red chillies
  • 1/2 teaspoon of hing (asafoetida)
  • Few curry leaves
  • Few coriander leaves for garnishing
  • 1 small cup of mixed vegetable (carrot, beans, peas, turnip)
  • 1 onion(cut into small pieces)
  • 1 teaspoon of cooking oil
  • Salt for taste



  1. Fry wheat rava and yellow moong dal in a pan for 2 minutes.
  2. Heat 1 teaspoon of cooking oil in a pan, add mustard, urad dal, channa dal and red chillis. Let the mustard splutter.
  3. Add hing and curry leaves.
  4. Add cut onion and other mixed vegetables and saute for 2 minutes.
  5. Add 2 1/2 cups of water and enough salt and boil it.
  6. Add wheat rava and stir it continuously.
  7. Transfer the mixture from the frying pan to a bowl.
  8. Pressure cook the mixture for 15 minutes.
  9. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with any chutney and sambar.

Some Quick Tips

For Rava kichidi, do not put the contents directly in the cooker. Just as you make rice, add some water in the cooker and remove the contents from the frying pan and transfer it in a vessel and place it in the cooker. Allow a whistle to come and sim it for 10 minutes.

2 Responses to Wheat Rava Kichidi

  1. Sonali says:

    Hi aunty,

    Saw your dalia recipe and am planning to make it this afternoon. Hopefully, it should turn out well. I think your other recipes will help me a lot as I had been looking for recipes that can help in controlling/reducing weight and by following your recipes, I can help my husband to shed off some pounds. Thank you!!!

  2. […] I make it a point to add Bell Pepper in many dishes that I make. It enhances the flavour of the dish. I add Bell Pepper even in Lemon Rice which makes the dish really tasty. I also add Bell Pepper in Wheat Rava Kichdi. […]

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