doduttu (sweet)

Nutritional Value of Rava

1. Made from durum wheat, Semolina digests slowly making you feel full for a longer duration of time.
2. Semolina improves kidney function.
3. Semolina is a good source of several B-Complex vitamins [thiamine, folate] and Vitamin E, which help to support your metabolism and in building the immune system of the body.
4. It is rich in minerals, such as phosphorus, zinc and magnesium which help strengthen the bones and improves the nervous system.
5. It is rich in iron.


Rava                                           1 cup
Sugar                                         1 to 1¼ cup
Maida                                        ¼ to ½ cup
Sesame seed(white)              1tsp
Salt                                            1 pinch
Cardamom powder               ½ tsp
Oil to fry


Rinse and soak Rava with very little water at least for ½ an hour, so that Rava will absorb all the water.

Add 1 cup sugar and ¼ cup water to another bowl.

Heat it and let the sugar dissolve and boil for few seconds. Keep this Sugar Syrup aside.

1.Transfer the soaked rava to another bowl.
2.Add the Sugar syrup and mix well.
3.Add Maida, Salt and Cardamom powder.
4.Mix well, batter should be thick like Idly batter. If it is thin, add another ¼ cup of Maida to the batter and make sure the batter is thick.
5.Add the white sesame seeds to the mixture.
6.Heat oil in a Kadai, once the oil is hot use a hollow spoon to scoop and pour the batter into the oil.
7.Wait for a while the batter will rise on top.
8.Now flip and fry the Doduttu.
9.Remove from the oil and put it on Kitchen tissue to absorb oil.

This is a very delicious sweet, children will love it.


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