Tuesday, 14 May 2013

Rava Idli

An authentic yet another south Indian dish is Rava Idlis. I was used to MTR Rava Idli mix in the beginning when we landed here in Germany. But soon the mixes which I got was over and we started developing crave for rava idlis.
I thus started checking in interner for the recipe of rava idlis. And I got the basic recipe for rava idlis. Then I twisted and tweaked accordingly to get good rava idlis.
Here I share with you all Rava Idli recipe.
 
Ingredients:
Rava-2 cups
Green chillies-4-5-finely chopped
Curry Leaves-handful finely chopped
Chana dal/Bengal gram-2 tsp
Broken cashews-3-4 tsp
Mustard seeds-1 tsp
Urad dal/Skinned split black gram-2 tsp
Grated ginger-1tsp
Oil-2tsp
Curd-1 cup
Baking soda-generous pinch
Salt to taste
Water -enough to get idli batter consistency
 
Procedure:
  1. Add oil to a nonstick pan and once the oil is hot add mustard, urad dal, chana dal, broken cashews.
  2. Then add green chillies grated ginger and curry leaves to it and fry.
  3. Now add rava and roast till nice aroma comes and once done allow it to cool off by removing it from pan into a vessal in which you are going to prepare rava idli batter.
  4. Now add curd ,baking soda and mix well.
  5. After 2-3 mins again add water and prepare idli batter.
  6. Add salt to taste.
  7. Steam the batter in the idli moulds for 8-10 mins and serve hot with any coconut chutney or with mixed vegetable sambhar
Enjoy the dish! n don't forget Eat and Eat little MORE.. :)
 
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