Thursday, October 28, 2010

Rava Idli


Serving 2 persons

1 cup Rava (upma Rava)
1 cup Plain Yogurt
1/4 cup grated Carrot
2-4 spoons of green peas
10 nos cashew nuts
Chopped coriander leaves
salt,-needed to taste

For Seasoning:

1tsp Mustard seeds
1tsp chana dal
1tsp urad dhal
chopped green chillies-to taste
A few curry leaves
Oil for frying(Add sufficient oil,more the oil gives u rich softness,for this measure add 5- 6 spoons of oil)

  1. Heat oil in a pan. Add Mustard seeds, Chana dal, Urad dal, green chillies, curry leaves & Cashews. When it splutters add rava and fry till it becomes light yellow.
  2. When it cools down, add yogurt to the rava mix. Stir well, so all rava mix well with yogurt. Then add grated carrot & peas(boiled) and salt.
  3. If the rava batter is too thick,add little water. Pour the rava batter into idli moulds and steam cook for 10-15 min and hot rava idlis are ready.
  4. Note : For soft idlis,the batter should be baked immedietely once aftr mixing the curd.This is the secret behind the softness of hotel idlis.. :-)
  5. Try this out.

1 comment:

  1. YOur photos are lovely. I admire the detailed way in which you have written the recipe.
    Cheers from Bangalore
    Dr Sonia S V