APPE recipe

How to Make Rava Appe Recipe (Step by Step) – RecipesPlaza

APPE recipe

Rava Appe is a quick and easy breakfast prepared with very little oil, made with rava or semolina and fresh green vegetables. It tastes so good that even kids like it very much. We can also keep it in children’s tiffin with chutney or tomato sauce. rava appe, or Sooji Appe is a very delicious and healthy south Indian dish.

Appe is commonly made with leftover idli or dosa batter and served with breakfast or evening chai. It is also known as paniyaram, paddu, guliappa, gulittu, gundponglu, or ponganalu in various parts of South India.

to make this rava appe will need a Paniyaram Pan or Appe Moulds to make this dish. Invest in a good pan and I am sure you will not regret it.

The best part, is you don’t need any fermentation in this like Dosa or Idli batter. This is instant!


Ingredients for Rava Appe :

  • For batter

    • 1 cup coarse rava sooji/ semolina
    • ½ cup sour curd
    • 1 cup water
    • 1 tsp Eno
    • salt to taste
  • For masala

    • 3 tsp oil
    • 1 cup chopped onion
    • ½ cup capsicum
    • ½ cup grated carrot
    • 6-7 curry leaves
    • ½ tsp mustard seeds
    • ½ tsp urad dal
    • ½ tsp chana dal
    • 2 chopped green chilli
    • ½ tsp ginger paste
    • 2 tbsp coriander leaves
    • Oil for making appe
    • coriander leaves


  1. Take rava in a bowl and add curd
  2. if you have added curd then add some water and make it a batter form with flowing consistency
  3. Allow to rest for 5-10 minutes, or until the Rava absorbs well
  4. Now prepare masala, and add oil to a pan. once oil is hot, add mustard seeds, urad dal, chana dal, curry leaves, 2 chopped green chilli and ginger paste. Sauté for a minute
  5. Then add onion and cook till it becomes translucent
  6. Then add capsicum, and carrot and sauté until the vegetables become slightly soft.
  7. Transfer the masala mixture to rava batter
  8. Then add salt and coriander leaves. mix well.
  9. Then add 1 tsp eno just before preparing appe and mix well in the batter
  10. Heat an appe pan and add some oil in the cavities.
  11. Pour the batter into the cavities
  12. cover and simmer for 3 minutes on low flame or until appe gets cooked slightly.
  13. Once the base turns golden, flip it over to the other side using a spoon.
  14. cook from the other side as well. Remove from pan and serve hot.


Serving Suggestions

this rava appe tastes delicious with any of your favourite chutney like Coconut Chutney, Green Coconut Chutney, Red Coconut Chutney, Onion Tomato Chutney, or even Peanut Chutney. 

you can also try it with coriander mint chutney

tips to make the best Rava appe

  • the proportion of curd should be half than Rava(sooji)
  • cook vegetable till it becomes slightly soft, do not overcook
  • do not pour over quantity of batter in appam pan cavity.
  • cook rava appam on low flame.
  • use coarse rava(sooji) for rava uttapam
  • finally, the instant Rava paniyaram recipe tastes great when prepared with sauteed onions, however, can be made plain.


Calories 228 kcal
carbohydrates 5 g
proteins 15 g
fats 17 g
Saturated Fat 8 g
Cholesterol 34 mg
sodium 490 mg
potassium 93 mg
fiber 1 g
sugar 3 g
 Vitamin A 1378IU
Vitamin C 51 mg
iron 1 mg


These Rava Appe are

  • Healthy
  • Crunchy from Outside
  • Soft from Inside
  • Instant
  • Ready in just 30 minutes
  • Tasty
  • Perfect for weekday breakfast
  • Apt to serve with evening Tea
  • A great after-school snack for kids
You can read about advantages of semolina or rava by clicking here

Also read: Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal

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