Beyond Halwa; Dishes That You Can Prepare With Suji
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In North India and Pakistan, semolina is referred to as suji. In South India, semolina is known as rawa. The component is used as the major ingredient in a variety of sweet and savoury delicacies, such as upma and rawa laddoo, in addition to being utilised as a batter ingredient in many Indian dishes. Suji comes in various varieties. Buying coarse suji then blending, food processing, or grinding it to the desired consistency is the best approach to ensure you have the proper suji for your recipe. It can be used in various forms and can be made into various dishes. Apart from halwa, it can be made into a lot of savoury and sweet dishes.


Here's the list of dishes you can make with suji-

Suji Uttapam

Uttapam, often known as UTTAPA, is a tasty South Indian dish that resembles a dosa. It's made of semolina and besan, and the toppings are cooked right in. It's quick and easy to prepare, and it's a healthy breakfast alternative. Rava uttapam is a quick and easy Indian breakfast cooked with semolina, onion, chillies, and curd or yoghurt. There is no need to ferment the batter, and they are easy to prepare. A chutney, podi, or sambar is served with rava uttapam.

Rava Dosa

Rava dosa is a popular South Indian dosa variation that is quick to prepare. Semolina (rava or cream of wheat), rice flour, all-purpose flour, and spices are used to make these crispy, netted, and thin crepes. Unlike the classic Dosa Recipe, these are incredibly simple to make and don't involve any grinding or fermenting. Rava Dosa does not need to be fermented overnight and can be made in 15 minutes; simply combine all ingredients (rava, rice flour, maida, finely chopped onion, cumin seeds, green chillies, ginger, water, salt, etc.) and set aside for 20 minutes.


Upma, also known as uppumavu or uppittu, is a thick porridge made from dry-roasted semolina or coarse rice flour that is popular in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Karnataka, Maharashtrian, and Sri Lankan Tamil breakfasts. Instead of green chiles, masala upma (also known as kharabath in Karnataka) uses sambar masala or garam masala together with red chilli powder. This type of curry is particularly popular in Karnataka, Maharastra, Tamil Nadu, and parts of Andhra Pradesh, and it is frequently served at South Indian restaurants. Uppumavu with hand-mashed banana is a popular breakfast option in Kerala.

Suji Chilla

Suji ka chilla is a savoury pancake that is made from suji. You can add some chopped veggies to the batter. This chilla tastes like uttapam and you can have it with sambhar or coconut chutney. Suji chilla is a healthy and delicious recipe that you can make for your breakfast.

Mango Suji cake

When it comes to desserts, suji desserts are the softest and most flavorful. The recipe for suji mango cake is simple to create and requires only a few ingredients. Try this dish at home to experience the unique combination of suji and mango.