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Rava Cheesy ball

Rava Cheesy Balls is basically a rava upma with a twist. It is a simple, easy and perfect starter or appetizer recipe for parties, events and get-togethers and will be loved by all age groups.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 15 Balls


For Rava Upma

  • 1 Cup Rava Roasted
  • 1 pcs Onion Chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Split urad dal
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger Finely Chopped
  • 3 pcs Green Chilli Finely Chopped
  • 1 Cup Mixed Vegetables Chopped / Frozen
  • 10 pcs Curry Leaves
  • 1.5 Cup Water
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 Tbsp Oil

For Cheese Ball

  • 1/2 Cup Mozzarella Cheese grated
  • 1/4 Cup Cornstarch
  • Water As Required
  • 1/2 Cup Bread crumbs
  • Oil for Deep Frying


  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, once spluttered add urad dal and let it turn golden brown. Add ginger, chillies and curry leaves. Cook well.
  • Add chopped onions, cook the onions until it turns golden brown. Now add mixed vegetables and cook till soft.
  • Now add water and salt. Bring it to a boil and add roasted rava. Stir continuously till all the water is soaked up.
  • Switch off the gas, close with a lid and let it sit in the there for 5 mins. Once cooled completely transfer into a bowl.
  • Take a small ball out of it and keep grated cheese in the middle and roll it into a round ball.
  • Dip in the cornstarch mixture (cornstarch + water) and roll into the bread crumbs.
  • Deep fry in the hot oil until golden brown from both sides.
  • Crispy hot rava cheese ball is ready to roll.