4 Best Recipes You Can Make With Sooji
Sooji is commonly used in Indian cuisine and there are many recipes that can be made using sooji. It can be used to make a variety of dishes, including breakfast foods, snacks, and desserts. Being a versatile ingredient, it can be used to make both sweet and savory dishes.
These are just some of the many recipes that can be made with sooji.
1. Sooji Idli
Sooji ki idli is a traditional South Indian dish that is made with semolina flour, yogurt, and spices. It is usually served for breakfast or as a snack.
To make sooji ki idli, you will need the following ingredients:
-1 cup sooji (semolina flour)
-1/2 cup curd (yogurt)
-1/4 cup milk
-1/2 tsp baking soda
-1 tsp salt
-1 tsp sugar
-1/4 tsp turmeric powder (optional)
-2 tbsp ghee or oil
-2-3 green chili, finely chopped (optional)
-1 inch ginger, finely grated (optional)
-1/4 cup chopped coriander leaves (optional)
-1/2 cup water (or as needed)
1. Mix the sooji, curd, baking soda, and salt in a bowl.
2. Add enough water to make a thick batter.
3. Stir in the oil and chopped vegetables (if using).
4. Grease a idli mould with oil and spoon the batter into it.
5. steam the idlis for 10 minutes or until they are cooked through. Serve hot with grated coconut (if using)
2. Sooji Uttapam
Sooji Uttapam is a delicious south Indian dish made with sooji or rava. It is a type of pancake or dosa, usually served for breakfast or as a snack. Uttapam can be made with either plain sooji or with vegetables like onions, tomatoes and capsicum. The batter for uttapam is very similar to that of dosa and is made by combining sooji with water and curd. Salt and baking soda are also added to the batter to make it light and fluffy.
- 1 cup sooji (semolina)
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour (maida)
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 tablespoon curd (yogurt)
- Salt to taste
- 2 tablespoons oil for cooking
- Water as required
1. In a bowl, mix together the sooji, maida, baking soda and curd. Add salt to taste and enough water to make a thick batter.
2. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and pour 1/4 cup of the batter on it. Spread it out evenly with the back of a spoon to make a thin pancake. Cook on one side till golden brown, then flip over and cook the other side. Repeat with the remaining batter to make more pancakes.
3. Serve hot with chutney or ketchup.
3. Sooji dhokla
Sooji dhokla is a variation of traditional dhokla, where sooji (semolina) is used in place of chickpea flour. This yields a lighter and fluffier dhokla that is perfect for breakfast or as a snack.
1 cup suji
1 cup yogurt
1 tspn baking soda
1/2 tspn salt
1 tbsp oil
1/4 cup water
1. Combine the suji, curd, baking soda, and salt in a bowl and mix well.
2. Add the oil and water and mix to form a soft dough.
3. Grease a dhokla plate with oil and dust with flour. Spread the dough evenly over the plate.
4. Steam for 10-12 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
5. Allow to cool slightly before cutting into squares or diamonds. Serve with chutney or ketchup
4. Sooji Cake
There are many recipes for making sooji cake, but this is the best one! Making a suji cake is simple and only requires a few ingredients. The key to making a successful suji cake is to make sure the batter is smooth and free of any lumps. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to make suji cake.
You will need the following ingredients:
-1 cup sooji
-1 cup milk
-1/2 cup sugar
-1/4 cup oil
-1 tsp baking powder
-1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease and flour an 8 inch cake pan.
2. In a large bowl, combine sooji, milk, sugar, oil, baking powder, and vanilla extract. Mix well.
3. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
4. Allow cake to cool before serving.
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