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 Instant Rava Appe

Instant Rava Appe

Those of you who are in a hurry but also don’t want to compromise on serving your family with healthy and delicious food, this Instant Rava Appe recipe is just for you. It tastes really good and the bonus is that this Instant Rava Appe is also very quick to make.

Appe are golden brown and crisp on the outside, soft on the inside and when served with aromatic chutneys on a platter, one just can’t have enough of this mouth-watering delicacy. These are over in just one or two bites. And make for a great tiffin box meal option!

Instant Rava Appe
Instant Rava Appe

Due to their miniature size, it is easy for kids to eat. You can make it spicy or non spicy depending on who you are making it for. And the ingredients for this will surely be readily available in all our kitchen pantries.

Instant Rava Appe

Course: BreakfastCuisine: South IndianDifficulty: Easy


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Instant Rava Appe is a shallow fried South-Indian breakfast made with rava and curd typically served with coconut chutney. 


  • Rava/Semolina – 1 cup

  • Curd – ½ cup

  • Water – 1 cup (use only as needed to make a thick batter)

  • Green Chilli – 1, finely chopped

  • Ginger – ¼-inch piece, finely chopped

  • Carrot – 1 small, grated

  • Capsicum – ½ piece, finely chopped

  • Onion – 1 small, finely chopped

  • Salt – 1 tsp (adjust as per taste)

  • Chilli Powder – ½ tsp

  • Pepper Powder – ¼ tsp

  • Roasted Cumin Powder – ¼ tsp

  • Baking Soda – ¼ tsp

  • Oil

  • Mustard Seeds – ½ tsp

  • Curry Leaves – a few, chopped


  • Mix together the rava and curd and add water little by little and whisk together to make a lump-free thick batter. Keep it aside for 30 min. In some oil, add the mustard seeds and curry leaves and once it splutters, add it to the appe batter. To this, add green chilli, ginger, carrot, capsicum, onion, salt, chilli powder, pepper powder, cumin powder and baking soda and whisk well. Add water, if needed.
  • In an appe pan, add a little oil into all the cavities. Brush the oil all around. Add a few mustard seeds in each cavity and then add some appe batter in all. Cook covered on medium flame for 2-3 minutes till it turns a golden-brown color on the underside. Flip and cook it on the other side too. Serve hot appe with some chutney.

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