Rava Idli Recipe | How to make Rava Idli

Rava Idli is another famous South Indian recipe which is very simple to prepare at home.

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Ingredients of Rava Idli

  • Rava (sooji/semolina) – 1 cup
  • Curd – 1 cup
  • Coriander leaves – 1 bunch (finely chopped)
  • Cashew nuts – 6-7 number
  • Carrot – 1 number (grated)
  • Baking soda – 1/4 tbsp
  • Oil – 3 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1/2 tbsp
  • Asafoetida/Hing – 1 pinch
  • Channa dal – 1 tbsp
  • Green chili – 2 numbers (finely chopped)
  • Ginger – 1 inch (finely chopped)
  • Coconut – 1/2 cup (grated)
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Salt to taste

Preparation Method:

  • Heat oil in a kadai, add mustard seeds, when mustard splutters, add hing and channa dal.
  • When dal changes color, add cashew nuts, ginger, green chili and curry leaves.
  • Add rava and roast it nicely for a couple of minutes. Do not burn the rava. Allow it to cool.
  • After it cools, add curd, finely chopped coriander leaves, carrot, baking soda, coconut and salt to taste. Mix it well with water little by little, without lumps.
  • The batter should neither be thick nor thin, so adjust water accordingly.
  • Let the rava idli batter rest for 10 minutes.
  • Now, pour this batter on greased idli moulds and steam cook for 15 minutes.

Ok done, enjoy your Rava Idli. you can try to make Rava Dosa for your breakfast.

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