Rava Idli / Semolina Idli

Rava Idli / Semolina idli is a popular Indian Breakfast recipe. It is also eaten as a snack. It goes well with chutney, sambar or pickle. Here is the simple and easy preparation of instant rava idli.
  1. Semolina / Rava – 1 ½ cup
  2. Oil- 1 ½ tbsp
  3. Cashew nut- few
  4. Mustard seeds- ½ tsp
  5. Urad dal- ½ tsp
  6. Curry leaves chopped-1 tsp
  7. Onion finely chopped-1 small
  8. Ginger finely chopped-1 tsp
  9. Green chilly finely chopped- 1tsp
  10. Carrot finely chopped- 1 tbsp
  11. Curd /yogurt – ½ cup
  12. Baking powder- ½ tsp
  13. Coriander leaves finely chopped- 2 tbsp
  14. Salt – to taste
  • Heat oil in a pan; fry cashew nut splits until golden and take it out from the oil. Keep aside in a plate.
  • Add mustard to the oil; when it crackles add urad dal, curry leaves and ginger chopped.
  • Then add onion and sauté for a minute until transparent.
  • Add carrots and green chilly.
  • Add semolina in to it and roast it in medium flame for 2-3 minutes until semolina nicely roasted but didn’t change its color.
  • Switch off the flame and add it in to a large bowl.
  • Add curd, coriander leaves, baking powder and salt in to it; mix well.
  • Add little water to form a thick dough (the batter must be very thick but not dry..almost in a thick curd consistency)
  • Grease the idli mold well with ghee or oil.
  • Place a split of cashew in each pits.
  • Add ladle of batter to each pits and steam cooks for about 15 minutes until done.
  • Open the lid and remold after few minutes.
  • Serve warm with chutney or pickle.
Rava Idli / Semolina Idli Rava Idli / Semolina Idli Reviewed by Fejna Em on 20:46 Rating: 5
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