|1.||Local rava / medium rava 1/2 cup|
|2.||Oil 1-and-1/2 tablespoon|
|3.||Mustard 1/4 teaspoon|
|4.||Hing / asafoetida few pinches|
|5.||Chana dal 1 teaspoon|
|6.||Urad dal 1/2 teaspoon|
|7.||Jeera / cumin seeds 1/4 teaspoon|
|8.||Green chilies 1-2 or to taste|
leaves 1 sprig
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|11.||Vangibath powder 1 teaspoon|
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|14.||Water 1-and-1/2 cup|
|15.||Salt to taste|
|16.||Coconut gratings 1 tablespoon|
|17.||Ghee 1 teaspoon|
|18.||Lemon juice to taste|
|19.||Garnishing: coriander leaves|
onion into thin, long pieces.
the flame to low-medium.
Dry fry the rava till you get the aroma.
Use thick-bottomed kadai / utensil to fry the rava to prevent the rava getting burnt.
Mix the rava continuosly.
oil till it becomes hot.
Add chana and urad dal, jeera and hing when the mustard starts to splutter.
Fry till the dal turns light golden brown.
the chopped chilies and curry leaves.
Add the onion.
Fry till the onion becomes soft.
Add vangibath powder and turmeric.
tomato and little salt.
Fry till the skin of the tomato wilts.
the hot water and salt.
Add the hot water to reduce the cooking time.
Taste the seasoning-water mixture and adjust the salt.
Keep the flame to high.
Bring the water to roll-boil.
the rava slowly, in a circular motion, to the
bubbling liquid mixture.
Why should the liquid be bubbling and why should you add the rava slowly and in a circular motion?
The reason is if liquid is not bubbling or rava is added fast and in a single spot, lumps will form.
Mix thoroughly after you completely pour the rava.
Turn the flame to low.
Cover with a lid.
Cook for 3-4 minutes.
ghee, coconut gratings, coriander leaves and
If the rava has absorbed the water completely, switch-off the flame. Otherwise, cook for some more time and check again.
Cover with a lid.
Let it stand for 4-5 minutes.
bath is ready.
|TIPS||Khara Bath Recipe|
|1.||If you do not have vangibath powder, use more green chilies.|
|2.||Add 1/4 teaspoon of chopped ginger along with tomato for additional taste and for health benefits.|
|3.||Add more hot water, in Step 8, for softer texture of kara bath.|