Steamed Rawa/Semolina Balls#SundayFunday

These are delicious small round delights which is made with rawa/semolina, an easy and quick breakfast. It's a great breakfast, Taste Bhi Health Bhi, has all the needed nutrients and is yummy. 
This can be had just as it is, it doesn't required any sauce or chutney.

1 Cup Semolina/Rawa
1½ Cups Water
1 Teaspoon Black Pepper powder
1" Grated Ginger
Salt To Taste
For The Tadka
2 Tablespoons Heaped Oil
1 Teaspoon Urad Dal
1 Teaspoon Mustard seeds
A Sprig Curry Leaves
2 Dried Red Chillies
1 - 1½ Teaspoon Heaped Sambar Powder -Homemade
Salt To Taste
¼ Cup Heaped Freshly Grated Coconut

In a big saucepan bring the water to a rolling boil, add in the black paper , ginger and salt and give it a good mix, then as you are stirring add in the semolina, switch of the flame and mix it very well. Cover with a lid and let is rest for 10 minutes.
After 10 minutes mix it well with oiled hand and knead it into a smooth and soft dough (taking care that there are no lumps).
Make small balls out of the dough.
Arrange them in an oiled steamer
Let it steam on covered with a lid on medium low flame for 18- 20 minutes. 
After 20 minutes switch off the flame and let the semolina balls cool down completely.

Let's prepare the Tadka
Heat a kadai pan with oil , add the mustard seeds when they crackle add the urad dal, stir till it starts to brown, add the curry leaves and dried red chillies, give it a good stir. Take this pan off the flame add the coconut, sambar powder and mix it well. Place this kadai back on medium low flame and add the steamed semolina balls and give it a good mix till the spices and coconut has coated the balls well. Cover it with a lid and reduce the flame to low, let is heat for a 2-3 minutes. Switch off the flame.
Our breakfast is ready. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
Serve it in a plate with a tooth pick. 
Enjoy this delicious and healthy breakfast...Taste Bhi Health Bhi!! 
Labels: Breakfast, Semolina, Homemade, Sambar powder, Coconut, Healthy, Steamed, Sunday Funday, Vegan
For our event called Sunday Funday, wherein we share recipes our families will love to enjoy on a Sunday. I thank our host for this week's event - Sue of

Sunday Funday: Breakfast for Supper

Sneha's Recipe
Sneha's Recipe

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  1. I have never heard of these but they look delicious.

  2. I know my husband would love this and I always enjoy getting additional ideas to use semolina so it doesn't sit around ignored. I would probably enjoy this as a snack.

  3. Like little dumplings! This dish sounds delicious!

  4. Sneha I've tried kozhukattai with rice flour at home and love it. Have not tried or taste steamed rawa balls. They look so tempting.. got to try this recipe.

  5. I have yet to make this with rice flour and you have shown me another option. Looks very tempting

  6. These little bites look so tender and delicious!

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