Rava idli is one of the simple recipe which combines the goodness of many vegetables and spices. It’s not just healthy and irresistible but also very easy to prepare too. Since there is no soaking, grinding or fermenting involved, you can enjoy these idlis at any time without the preplanning. My son love this idli very much. so often I prepare this idli for breakfast.
Rava /Semolina – 2 cups
Oil – 2 Tbsp
Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
Asofoetida (Hing) – pinch
Channa Daal – 1 tsp
Urad Daal – 1 tsp
Broken Cashew Pieces – 1 Tbsp
Thick Yogurt (curd)– 1 cup
Curry Leaves – 1 sprig
Cabbage,grated Carrot-1/2 cup
Green Chili – 1 (to taste), finely chopped
corriender-2tbsp finely chopped
Ginger – 1 tsp, finely grated
Salt – 1 tsp (to taste)
Water – 1 cup
1.Roast rava it on medium flame until it turns light brown, stirring continuously. Make sure that it does not burn. Turn off the flame and transfer it to a plate. Allow it to cool for 7-8 minutes.
2.Heat 1/2 tablespoon ghee and 1 tablespoon oil in a heavy based pan or kadai. Add mustard seeds; when they start to crackle, add asafoetida, chana dal and urad dal. Sauté until dal turns light brown. Add curry leaves, and cashew nuts and sauté for 30-40 seconds.
3.After 2 hrs , in a large bowl add curd in rosted rava,put little water around 1/4 cup to bring consistency to the batter , add mixed vegetables , chopped green chilli, minced ginger , salt and. coriander leaves and mix properly
4.Grease the idli plates with ghee and pour in a ladle this idli batter into the idli plates and steam it for 10-15 minutes .
5. Remove it from idli plates and serve hot with your choice of chutney