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Khara bhath recipe | Mtr khara bhath recipe | Masala rava bhath recipe

Khara bhath recipe with step by step photos. Karnataka style masala khara bhath with rava and vegetables!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3
Calories: 231kcal
Author: Harini


  • 1/2 cup rava
  • 1 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup chopped mixed vegetables carrots, peas, capsicum, beans
  • 2 teaspoons vangi bhath powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 big onion thinly sliced
  • 1 big tomato finely chopped
  • 10-12 curry leaves
  • 2-3 green chilies
  • 1/2 inch ginger chopped
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon urad dal
  • 1 teaspoon channa dal
  • 10-12 cashews
  • Salt
  • 2 tablespoons ghee divided
  • 2 teaspoons oil


  • Heat 1 tablespoon ghee in a pan. Roast rava until it is fragrant. remove to a plate.
  • In the same pan add 2 teaspoon oil and let it get hot. Temper with mustard seeds, urad dal, channa dal, curry leaves. Add cashews and fry till it tunrs golden.
  • Add green chilies and chopped ginger. Saute for 2 minutes.
  • Add sliced onions and saute for a minute.
  • Add chopped tomatoes and saute for another minute. Add chopped vegetables.
  • Add turmeric powder and vangi bath powder. Saute well for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add 1/1 4 cup water and required salt. Let the water boil very well.
  • Add the roasted rava in parts and mix very well so that no lumps are formed. Close and simmer for 2 minutes.
  • Add the remaining one tablespoon ghee and mix very well. Serve khara bhath hot with coconut chutney.


1. The given rava to water proportion yields soft but non sticky khara bhath. For mushy texture use 1.5 cups water.
2. You can increase oil and ghee as per taste.


Calories: 231kcal