Wheat Rava Upma Kozhukattai



  • One cup of wheat rava (200 gms)
  • One teaspoon of mustard
  • One teaspoon of urad dhal (Blackgram dhal)
  • One teaspoon of channa dhal (Bengalgram dhal)
  • One teaspoon of cooking oil
  • One teaspoon of hing (asafoetida)
  • Few curry leaves
  • Salt as required

For Grinding:

  • Two medium size green chillies
  • One small bunch of coriander leaves
  • Few pieces of coconut
  • One teaspoon lemon juice



  • Grind coconut, green chillies, coriander leaves and lemon juice coarsely.
  • In a frying pan put one teaspoon oil.
  • Add Mustard, urad dhal and channa dhal.
  • When mustard starts popping, add hing and curry leaves.
  • Then add two cups of water.
  • Add the ground paste and salt.
  • When water starts boiling, add wheat rava little by little and stir well.
  • When the mixture thickens, switch off the burner and allow it to cool for 10 minutes.
  • The consistency of the mixture should be like upma.
  • Touching little water in the hand, make small oval shaped balls (egg shape)out of that mixture.
  • Place the balls in a greased Idly plate and steam for ten minutes.
  • For 200 gms of rava you get 12 medium sized kozhukattai.
  • Serve hot with coriander chutney.

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