Rava idli
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Rava idli

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Time to cook

50 minutes

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Difficulty

Easy

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Serves

4

A quick and easy variation of traditional South Indian idli, steamed rice, and lentil cake. Rava idli is made with semolina, yogurt, and a mixture of spices and vegetables. It is typically served with coconut chutney and sambar.

A quick and easy variation of traditional South Indian idli, steamed rice, and lentil cake. Rava idli is made with semolina, yogurt, and a mixture of spices and vegetables. It is typically served with coconut chutney and sambar.

Ingredients

Pure Cow Ghee

0.75 tbsp

Cashew Nuts, Raw

5 cashews

Mustard Seeds

0.25 tsp

Bengal Gram Lentil

0.5 tsp

Cumin Seeds

0.25 tsp

Curry Leaves

4 leaf

Asafoetida

1 pinch

Fresh Ginger

0.5 tsp

Picador Chillies

2.5 tsp

Carrots

0.75 tbsp

Coriander Leaves

0.75 tbsp

Salt

0.25 tsp

Semolina

0.5 cup

Curd

0.25 cup

Water

0.25 cup

Baking Soda

0.5 tsp

Step-by-step instructions to cook

Prep

1

Heat ghee in a pan over low to medium-low heat.

2

Add halved cashews and fry until golden. Remove and set aside.

3

In the same pan, add mustard seeds and let them splutter.

4

Add chana dal and fry till golden and crunchy.

5

Add cumin seeds (jeera) and fry for a few seconds.

6

Stir in chopped curry leaves, asafoetida, ginger, and green chillies; and fry for 10 seconds on low heat.

7

Add rava (semolina) and roast until aromatic and slightly changes colour. Avoid browning.

Cooking

1

Pour the batter into the idli moulds.

2

Place the moulds in a pot with hot water.

3

Cover with a lid and steam for 10 to 12 minutes on medium heat.

4

Carefully remove the idli plates and let them rest for 3 to 4 minutes.

5

Use a spoon to take out the rava idli and serve hot.

Nutrition information

(per serving)

Carbs

Carbs

14.1

Proteins

Proteins

3.2

Fats

Fats

4.2

Fiber

Fiber

1.1

107

kcal

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