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Carbohydrates
49.8g / 52%
Protein
13.8g / 14%
Fats
14.2g / 34%
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Indian Appetizer

Rava Idli Recipe

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56Min
Medium
This is a quick and easy version of the traditional Idli which needs no grinding or fermentation. You can add vegetables or peanuts and make it colourful and interesting for breakfast or a snack. It is a great tiffin box filler as well. You can complement it with a chutney or a vegetable saagu.

Ingredients

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4 Servings
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This dish was made for 4 here

1  Cup
Rava (Sooji)
1  Cup
Sour Curd
0.25  Cup
Thick Buttermilk
10 
Cashew Nuts
0.5  Cup
Carrot (Grated)
0.25  Cup
Green Peas
0.5  Cup
Coriander Leaves
0.5  Teaspoon
Baking Soda
1  Pinch
Salt (To Taste)
2  Tablespoons
Ghee
1  Tablespoon
Mustard Seeds
1  Tablespoon
Chana Dal
3 
Green Chillies
10 
Curry Leaves

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Nutrition Value

Energy
366.14 kcal
Carbohydrates
49.78 g
Protein
13.77 g
Fats
14.15 g
Information per serving
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Instruction

56 Minutes
Step 1
25 Min
Prepare ingredients as mentioned in the list. In a bowl, mix together curd, grated carrot, green peas, salt and fresh coriander leaves. Add the roasted rava and keep it aside for 10-15 minutes. Rava Idli Recipe
Step 2
5 Min
While the rava gets soaked in curd, take water in an Idli steamer and bring it to a boil, lower the flame and simmer it. Grease the Idli plates with oil and keep aside. Rava Idli Recipe
Step 3
5 Min
Heat ghee in a karahi, add mustard seeds. When it start to splutter, add channa dal and fry till it turns golden brown. Add chopped green chillies and curry leaves and take it off the flame, cool and add to the rava batter. Add baking soda to the rava batter and mix well. Rava Idli Recipe
Step 4
5 Min
Keep a few roasted cashew nut pieces first in each Idli mould and then pour the rava batter over it. If the batter is too thick, add buttermilk little by little to get the right consistency, but do not add water. Rava Idli Recipe
Step 5
15 Min
Steam the Idlis for 10 minutes. Remove from flame and keep it aside for 5 minutes. Now, using a wet spoon gently remove from the Idli moulds. Rava Idli Recipe
Step 6
1 Min
Serve hot with sambhar and coconut chutney. Rava Idli Recipe
Rava Idli Recipe

Step 1 of 6

Prepare ingredients as mentioned in the list. In a bowl, mix together curd, grated carrot, green peas, salt and fresh coriander leaves. Add the roasted rava and keep it aside for 10-15 minutes.

Rava Idli Recipe

Step 2 of 6

While the rava gets soaked in curd, take water in an Idli steamer and bring it to a boil, lower the flame and simmer it. Grease the Idli plates with oil and keep aside.

Rava Idli Recipe

Step 3 of 6

Heat ghee in a karahi, add mustard seeds. When it start to splutter, add channa dal and fry till it turns golden brown. Add chopped green chillies and curry leaves and take it off the flame, cool and add to the rava batter. Add baking soda to the rava batter and mix well.

Rava Idli Recipe

Step 4 of 6

Keep a few roasted cashew nut pieces first in each Idli mould and then pour the rava batter over it. If the batter is too thick, add buttermilk little by little to get the right consistency, but do not add water.

Rava Idli Recipe

Step 5 of 6

Steam the Idlis for 10 minutes. Remove from flame and keep it aside for 5 minutes. Now, using a wet spoon gently remove from the Idli moulds.

Rava Idli Recipe

Step 6 of 6

Serve hot with sambhar and coconut chutney.

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