How To Make Rava Idli | Recipe For Rava Idli

How To Make Rava Idli 


Recipe For Rava Idli


How-To-Make-Rava-Idli

For making steamed idli Ingredients:

• Rava (semolina, sooji) 1 cup
• Salt to taste
• Curd 1 cup
• Water as required
• For tempering
1. Oil 1 tbsp
2. Mustard seeds 1 tsp
3. Urad dal 1 tsp
4. Green chilies 1-2 nos. (chopped)
5. Cashew nuts 2 tbsp (broken)
6. Curry leaves 1 tbsp
• Baking soda 1tsp

Rava Idli Methods:

• In a mixing bowl add the rava, salt and curd, mix well and rest it for a minimum of 30 minutes.
• For tempering, heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and allow it to splutter, add urad dal and green chilies, cashew nut, curry leaf and sauté for a minute.
• Add the tempering in the batter, beat and mix well and adjust the batter consistency by adding water.
*Tip: add the baking soda to the batter just before steaming to get soft idlis.
• Grease the idli mold with oil, and pour the idli batter up to 3/4th of the mold.
• Steam the idlis for 7-8 minutes. To ensure the idlis are cooked completely, prick a toothpick and if it comes clean it's done or else you need to steam further.
• Allow to cool down the idlis, demold them.
• Your steamed rava idli is ready to be served, serve this healthy yet instant idli with freshly prepared tomato onion chutney.

For tomato onion chutney Ingredients:

• Oil 1 tbsp
• Onions 1 medium size (chopped)
• Garlic cloves 3-4 nos.
• Dry red chilies 3-4 nos.
• Tomatoes 2-3 medium size (chopped)
• Salt to taste
• Red chili powder 1 tbsp
• Water 50 ml
• For tempering:
1. Oil 1 tbsp
2. Mustard seeds 1 tsp
3. Jeera 1 tsp
4. Chana dal 1 tsp
5. Urad dal 1 tsp
6. Asafoetida (hing) ½ tsp
7. Curry leaves 1 tbsp

Onion Chutney Methods:

• Set a pan on medium heat, add oil and onions and cook them until onions are translucent or soften.
• Add garlic and dry red chilies and sauté them for 1-2 minutes.
• Add tomatoes, salt, red chili powder, and water and cook until tomatoes are mushy. Remove it from flame and cool down. Transfer it to a grinding jar and grind to a fine puree.
• For tempering, set a pan on medium heat, add oil, jeera and mustard seeds, sauté them for few seconds, add chana dal, urad dal and sauté further for few seconds, add hing and curry leaves and sauté for few more seconds. 
• Add the pureed onion-tomato mixture to the pan and cook for few minutes while stirring, remove it from heat and cool down, your red tomato onion chutney is ready to be served with warm steamed idlis.
• You can also store them in a nice sterilized jar and refrigerate it to increase its shelf life.

How To Make Rava Idli | Recipe For Rava Idli