Sunday, February 16, 2014

Quick And Easy Breakfast Recipe : Instant Rava Idli

Rava Idli is one of the famous South Indian breakfast dish, which takes very less time to prepare compared to regular Idli. Here goes the recipe of soft and puffy  Rava Idli.

Preparation Time: 60 minutes

Servings: 4

  • 2 cups Rava/Sooji
  • 3 cups Curds
  • 1 table spoon Cumin powder
  • ½  table spoon Mustard seeds
  • ¼ cup grated Carrot
  • ¼ cup grated Coconut (optional)
  • 2 – 3 Green chillies finely chopped
  • ½ table spoon Ginger paste
  • ½ table spoon Urad dal
  • ½ table spoon Chana dal
  • ¼ table spoon Baking soda
  • Salt as per taste
  • 6-7 Cashew nuts broken in to half
  • A small bunch Coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 1 table spoon oil

  • Heat oil in a kadai, fry cashew nuts and keep it aside.
  • In the same kadai, heat ½ table spoon oil, add mustard seeds, urad dal, chana dal, green chillies, ginger paste and cumin powder one by one.
  • When dal turns light brown, add rava and roast it nicely as shown in picture. Now add grated coconut and fry it for a while.
  • Allow it to cool. After it cools, add salt, baking soda, cashew nuts, grated carrot and curd one by one. Mix it well without lumps. 
  • Add water if required, to get the consistency of regular idli batter.
  • Let the rava idli batter rest for 15-20 minutes .
  • Pour it on greased idli moulds and steam cook for 10-15 minutes just as you do for normal idlis.
  • Hot and tasty Rava Idli is ready. 


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