• Rice semolina is an important ingredient in making idlis, where it substitutes parboiled rice. Just soak the semolina and mix with urad dal paste. Allow to ferment and use for making idlis.
• It can also be added to dosa batter to make crunchy dosas, having a texture similar to rava dosa.
How to store rice semolina, idli rava, idli rawa
• Store it raw or roasted in an airtight container.
• Keep away from moisture, as it will render the rava unpalatable.
Health benefits of rice semolina, idli rava, idli rawa
Since rice semolina is gluten free
, it is useful for those with gluten allergy. It is a good source of carbohydrates, and hence a good source of energy. Rice semolina boosts your intake of several B-complex vitamins, especially folate
e. However, because of its high carb count it is not a very wise pick for weight watchers