Rava is one of the byproducts we get while grinding wheat. It is one of the good sources for carbohydrates, phosphorus, calcium, iron, protein , and fiber. Rava is generally used for preparing Sweets and Savories. Due to its gluten content, it has good binding ability thereby giving shape and form to food items. Some of the commonly prepared dishes using Rava are Upma, Kesari, Rava Idly and so on.
Nutrient Content & Health Benefits
Being native to India, its cultivation is highly valued due to its high calorific value (237 Kcal / 100 gram dry weight) and numerous other benefits like
Urad dal or black gram originates from India and has been cultivated since ancient times.
In 13th century AD the great Hindu philosopher Shri Madhvacharya is believed to have introduced the dal as an offering in ceremonies in place of sacrificing animals.