Rava, is a wheat product and a form of semolina. Rava is made by grinding husked wheat to make Rava dosa, Rava idli, upma, khichdis, and also sweets like Rava Ladoo and Rava halwa also known as Rava Kesari.
There is another form of rava known as Chamba Rava, which is an extract of wheat flour, while this “Rava” is an extract of maida flour, hence much finer. Rava may be described as the residues of milled material, after the flour is ground in a flour mill (Chakki). It is passed through a fine mesh till flour and rava were separated.
Rava contains High in fiber content,High nutritional value and also Hygienically processed.
Rava flour can be enriched, meaning that food manufacturers re-add nutrients that were lost during the processing of the durum wheat grain. Enriched semolina contains higher levels of vitamins and minerals than un-enriched alternatives.
A 1/3-cup (56-gram) serving of uncooked, enriched Rava provides
- Calories: 198 calories
- Carbs: 40 grams
- Protein: 7 grams
- Fat: less than 1 gram
- Fiber: 7% of the Reference Daily Intake (RDI)
- Iron: 13% of the RDI
- Magnesium: 8% of the RDI
Semolina is high in protein and fiber — both of which slow digestion and increase feelings of fullness between meals.
It’s also high in B vitamins like thiamine and folate, which have many important roles in your body, including helping convert food into energy.
Additionally, Rava is a good source of iron and magnesium. These minerals support red blood cell production, heart health, and blood sugar control.