Rava paniyaram, Indian tea time snack or evening snack made in quick 30 minutes. Tastes delicious and easy to make.

Sweet Rava Paniyaram recipe

Sweet Rava Paniyaram recipe, an instant deep fried snack best for teatime. These sweet balls are crunchy on the outside and super soft inside. 
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 970kcal
Author Sujatha Muralidhar


  • 1 cup Semolina /Rava/ Sooji
  • 11/2 cup All purpose flour /Maida
  • 1 cup Sugar  
  • 1/8 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 Cardamom   gently crushed


  • Combine Rava, sugar, maida, crushed cardamom, and baking powder in a mixing bowl.
  • Add the little water at a time to make a thicker batter. 
  • Set aside for about 15-30 minutes.
  • Heat Oil in pan for frying.  When the oil becomes hot, scoop the batter with a table spoon. 
  • And gently drop them into the oil. 
  • In the medium flame, fry them until it becomes golden brown.
  • Strain them and transfer to kitchen towel to remove excess oil.
  • Serve Rava Paniyaram hot.



Calories: 970kcal | Carbohydrates: 211g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 2g | Sodium: 43mg | Potassium: 261mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 50g | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 9.9mg