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Home Made Rava Idli


Ingredients:

Rava – 1 ½ cups

Curd – 1 cup (whipped)

Salt – 1 ½ teaspoon

Hing – ¼ teaspoon

Oil – 2 to 3 teaspoons

Mustard seeds – ½ teaspoon

Urad dal – 1 teaspoon

Channa dal – 1 teaspoon

Cashews – 5 or 6 (broken to small pieces)

Coriander leaves – 2 teaspoons (finely chopped)

Curry leaves – 10 (finely chopped)

Ginger – 1 inch piece (grated)

Green chillies – 2 small/1 big (finely chopped)

Eno fruit salt/ baking soda – ¼ teaspoon

Yield: 12 - 14 idlis

Method:

  1. Heat oil in a non-stick kadai.
  2. Add mustard seeds & allow spluttering.
  3. Add urad dal, channa dal & broken cashew pieces, fry till golden brown.
  4. Add hing, curry leaves, green chillies and grated ginger.
  5. Add rava & fry till golden brown.
  6. Allow this mixture to cool.
  7. Add whipped curds, salt & eno fruit salt/baking soda.
  8. Mix well without lumps to idli batter consistency.
  9. Rest this mixture for 15 – 30 minutes.
  10. Pour this batter onto greased idli plates.
  11. Steam for 10 minutes in pressure cooker without the weight or in idli cooker till whistle.
  12. Serve hot with coconut chutney/kothsu(sambar).

Optional:

Grated carrots can be added to the idli batter mixture & then steamed.



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