Feb 26, 2012

Rava(Sooji) Idli

hai frnds..am back aft a tini-mini break..actually was trying or i should say experimenting a new art..Glass Painting(for d 1st time)..i really njoyd it..made 4 paintings..will upload d pics soon.
So coming back to the recipe..rava idli..another dish that my frnd Gayathri taught me..oh!i just luv it..but somehw didn't make it past 1 yr..last sunday wen my hubby said he wanna hav sumthg vry light for lunch(as he was having a cricket match later that aftnun) i thought to make idli..it tasted YUMmm..its a vry quick,simple n yummy dish..pls do try

( Makes- 12 idlis)
rava idli

Rava - 1 cup
Curd - 1 cup
Cashew nuts - 4 or 5(broken into small pieces)
Curry leaves
Chana Dal - 1 or 2 tbsp
Green Chillies - 4(chopped)
Mustard Seeds
Hing - a pinch
Eno - 1 1/2tsp
Water - half cup(if needed)


  1. Roast rava,do not change color.
  2. Take a bowl mix Rava,salt and curd.
  3. Fry cashew nuts and add to rava mix.
  4. Prepare Tadka(Rai,hing,curry leaves,chana dal,chilly ),pour this over the rava mix.
  5. Mix all properly..keep it little thick.
  6. If vry thick and you feel that the mix is dry then add little water.
  7. Atlast add eno to this batter ,mix well.
  8. Keep the Idli maker on stove with enough water.
  9. Grease the idli plates and pour 1tbsp full of batter and keep it inside the idli maker.
  10. Steam cook the idli for 15-20 min.
Serve idlis with Sambar,Coconut chutney or any other chutney.

  • Note:- Do not delete the cashews..as it gives the idlis that yum taste.and eno is also the main ingredient..do not delete or replace it.If u want to do sum variation..u can also add carrots to this..just grate n saute carrots and mix to the batter.

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